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Latest Jobs at IDS
MA Governance and Development Course Convenor
IDS is seeking to recruit a Convenor for the MA Governance and Development Course. The Course is one of eight masters courses at IDS and the position of Convenor is based with the Governance Research Team though it also involves working closely with the Teaching Team. More details
We require an experienced and motivated Editorial Assistant to join our team. This is a key role within the Knowledge Services (KS) supporting and developing projects to produce effective, high quality and creative products and services. More details
IDS Research Fellows – Governance Team
IDS is seeking to recruit two members of the Research Fellowship for the Governance Team. The successful candidates will be leading scholars with an established academic reputation, able to lead and conduct cutting edge, policy-relevant research on sources of public authority, state-society relations, and state capacity at transnational, national and local levels. More details
IDS Research Fellows – Business and Development
The institute has recently established a Business and Development Centre (BDC) in order to enhance the volume and visibility of its work on business and development. The Globalisation team is the main driver of the BDC and is seeking to recruit two mid-career or senior researchers to contribute to its research and policy analysis in this area. More details
Nutrition Evaluation Programme Manager
IDS is leading a consortium of organisations and requires an experienced, confident, collaborative and highly motivated Nutrition Evaluation Programme Manager to contribute to leading and managing the evaluation of the impact of three flagship livelihoods and nutrition programmes being implemented in Bangladesh. More details