Job opportunity: GSR for Health and Human Rights Program

The Health and Human Rights Program at the Human Rights Center is hiring a Graduate Student Researcher beginning May 15 through December 2018 for the Safer Cash Project. Through a partnership with the International Rescue Committee, the USAID-funded Safer Cash Project aims to improve the safety and effectiveness of cash transfers for vulnerable populations in emergencies. The GSR will assist with pilot research of a toolkit for assessing and monitoring protection risks in cash programming for vulnerable groups in humanitarian settings. This is a 100% GSR appointment (or 40 hours per week) from May 15 – August 15, transitioning to 40% (or 16hrs/week) from August 15-December 15, 2018 with the opportunity to extend through May 15, 2019. The position offers partial fee remission and opportunities to publish. GSR must have strong quantitative research skills and competency with statistical software to assist with survey design, research protocol development, fieldwork planning, and lead on quantitative data entry, cleaning, and analysis. Knowledge or experience related to cash-based interventions for vulnerable populations and/or previous experience with research or programming design in humanitarian or development settings preferred. PhD student strongly preferred. To apply, please send an email cover letter introducing yourself and why you would be a good fit for this position, plus an attached CV including references, addressed to Program Director Julie Freccero at and Audrey Whiting at by Friday, April 27.