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The Center for Public Policy Alternatives Jobs for Research Associates


The Center for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA), is an independent, non-partisan public policy think tank based in Lagos, Nigeria, with a mission to “ensure that government action fosters growth, economic well-being and freedom and individual responsibility”.

The Center for Public Policy Alternatives is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Associate
General Requirements

  • energy economics/policy, financial economics, agric economics and statistics from a top tier university.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Broad world view
  • Ability to use statistical packages (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage.
  • Outstanding analytical, research and problem solving skills
  • Ability to deliver results in different environments (especially in a developing world context)


  • The ideal candidate should possess a strong Bachelors Degree in one of the Quantitative Sciences: Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, and Engineering
  • Minimum of second class upper division
  • Aged between 22 and 35 years
  • Must possess a masters degree in one of the stated areas of specialization such as; health economics, 


  • If you like the challenge of cutting though conventional thinking and working on complex development problems then our organisation is interested in you.
  • The selected candidate will ideally be expected to resume the post as soon as possible.
  • The position will start with a three year contract with the option of renewal depending on performance.
  • We will in turn offer each candidate a stimulating and challenging work environment, a possibility to engage with frontier research, opportunities for world class, international training and an attractive salary package.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their cover letters and CV’s, “Research Associates” as the subject of the mail, to: careers@cpparesearch.org

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline  24th February, 2017. 


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