The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is an independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues, founded in 1960. Based in London, its mission is "to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries." It does this by "locking together high-quality applied research, practical policy advice, and policy-focused dissemination and debate.
In 1960 ODI began in small premises in Regent's Park, central London and operated a library devoted to international development issues as well as performing consultancy work and contracts with the Department for International Development (then known as the Overseas Development Agency) of the UK government. Since then it has moved several times and is currently[when?] on Blackfriars Road.
ODI is an independent think tank with more than 240 staff, including researchers, communicators and specialist support staff.As a registered charity, ODI is supported by grants and donations from foundations, non-governmental organisations, the private sector, governments, multilateral agencies and academia.
- The Fellowship Scheme is open to candidates of any nationality.
- You must have a master's degree or PhD in economics, econometrics, statistics or a related field. Suitable specialisms include agricultural, environmental, international, health or development economics.
- You must also be willing to commit to a two-year posting in any of the participating countries.
- We are looking for candidates who have a demonstrable interest in development; relevant work or voluntary experience in a developing country, and strong computer skills.
Salary GBP 21,000 (GBP 23,000 in the second year) plus accommodation allowance
How To Apply:
Please apply through This Link
December 2nd, 2018