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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

(Job Advertisement) Research Assistant in OAP November 16, 2020

Deadlines/Event Dates November 30, 2020

The International Monetary Fund’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP) in Tokyo  is looking for a locally recruited Research Assistant to support OAP’s economic and  financial monitoring, outreach, and seminar activities in Japan and other Asian countries.  

Main tasks will be monitoring economic news, collecting and analyzing economic data,  maintaining databases, and creating presentations on the International Monetary Fund’s  analytical work. Opportunities to participate in economic research may also arise. 

Necessary qualifications include the following: familiarity with macroeconomic and  statistical concepts and indicators; knowledge of economic data sources and databases; a  strong affinity for working with data; proficiency in Excel, data management, and  presentation software; excellent written and spoken English skills; accuracy and attention to  details; ability to work in a team as well as independently and to multi-task under pressure.  Exposure to significant and current or recent training in macro- and international economics  and finance at graduate level or as a PhD candidate, knowledge of econometrics and related  software packages, and some knowledge of Japanese would be strong additional assets.  

The position would be part-time and would initially be for six months. After successful  completion of the initial period, a longer-term and renewable contract could be offered. The  salary would be commensurate with background and experience.  

Interested candidates are invited to apply through the following online registration form and  upload application/motivation letter, resume, and certificates/transcripts by November 30,  2020. 

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