Coming soon: 3ie’s Philippines Policy Window will be issuing Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) for proposal preparation grants for the impact evaluations of two programmes undertaken by the Government of the Philippines – one related to infrastructure and the other, an initiative on peace and development.
The infrastructure programme is implemented by the National Economic and Development Authority through the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPP). The peace and development programme is part of the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan Program (PAMANA) implemented by the Office of the Presidential Advisor on the Peace Process.
To register your interest, please email email@example.com mentioning PPP or PAMANA in the subject line.
3ie’s Philippines Policy Window will soon issue RFQs for the impact evaluation of other programmes.
This call for proposals is being undertaken in collaboration with the Philippines National Economic and Development Agency and support from the Australian government.
Evidence Aid will hold a 2-day course on systematic reviews on 13-14 November at 10.00-16.30 at the Queen's University, Belfast. The course will place systematic reviews in the context of disasters and the provision of humanitarian aid, both medical and non-medical.
To apply, please write to Claire Allen firstname.lastname@example.org providing your contact details and up to 100 words on why they would like to attend the course. Attendees will be allocated a place on a 'first come, first served' basis.
How does global warming affect agricultural productivity?
Evidence from wheat-growing districts in India
Speaker: Ridhima Gupta, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi
Date & Time: 27 August, 3.30-5 p.m.
Venue: Indian Statistical Institute Auditorium, 7, Sansanwal Marg, New Delhi
3ie seeks an intern to provide research and programme assistance to the HIV team in Washington, DC. The intern will be responsible for conducting background research and literature reviews,writing impact evaluation summaries for the 3ie evidence database and assisting the programme manager, among other tasks. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Coming soon: 3ie proposal preparation grants on initiatives for improving health and nutrition in Bihar, India
3ie will soon issue a request for qualifications for proposal preparation of rigorous impact evaluations of two initiatives under the Sector Wide Approaches to Strengthen Health (SWASTH) programme in Bihar, India.
The SWASTH programme is being implemented by the Government of Bihar with support from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). These initiatives are being implemented in the state of Bihar and focus on improving the health and nutritional status of children and adults in the state. To register your interest, please email email@example.com.
The US Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security graduate research grant supports exceptional graduate students who are interested in developing a component of their graduate research in a developing country setting and in collaboration with a mentor from an International Agricultural Research Center (IARC) or a qualifying National Agricultural Research System (NARS) unit.
US citizenship is required, and applicants must be enrolled in an accredited US graduate programme at the time of application. Deadline for applications: 10 November, 2014
3ie is looking for a Senior Evaluation Specialist in Washington, DC. The Senior Evaluation Specialist will provide technical and management support across 3ie’s impact evaluation services, which includes replication programme and professional services programme. The successful candidate will also lead the development of 3ie programmes on peacebuilding, democracy and governance, among other tasks.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
US Department of Labor notice of intent for impact evaluation of interventions to combat child labor and forced labor
The US Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs invited notice of intent for impact evaluations to address key evidence gaps regarding interventions to combat child labor and forced labor through randomized control trial (RCT) that leverage partnerships with implementing agencies to build upon existing or planned interventions and/or impact evaluations.
William Savedoff of the Center for Global Development blogs on 3ie's journey from being a start-up to maturity. The appointment of Emmanuel (Manny) Jimenez as the new executive director marks a transition in the organisation.
"With the transition to a new executive director, 3ie will be able to build on past success while drawing on the different qualities and depth of experience and expertise that Manny Jimenez will bring to the post," says Savedoff.
The announcement of the Emmanuel Jimenez as the next 3ie executive director was featured on Hindustan Times (23 July 2014), the Indian national daily.
The Global Development Network in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced the Next Horizons Essay Contest 2014 . Essays on the future of development assistance are invited for submission. Submissions can be sent in English, French or Spanish.
Up to 20 winning entries chosen by an international jury will receive 20,000 USD each. Submission deadline: 15 September 2014.
The Chair of 3ie, Richard Manning, has announced that the 3ie Board of Commissioners has appointed Emmanuel Jimenez to succeed Howard White as the executive director of 3ie in early 2015. Dr Jimenez is currently director, public sector evaluations in the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank.
3ie is hiring an Evaluation Specialist to serve in its New Delhi office. The Evaluation Specialist will provide high-level technical expertise and management support for studies funded under its Humanitarian Assistance Thematic Window and other 3ie grant programmes, among several other tasks.
Applications received by 1 August 2014 will be given priority. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Part-time Democracy Fellow/Impact Evaluation Principal Investigator (Georgia), Institute of International Education
The Institute of International Education seeks applications for a part-time Democracy Fellow to serve as co-Principal Investigator (PI) for an impact evaluation of a new Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) programmme in Georgia and provide short-term advisory services to USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance. The new three-year DRG programme in Georgia will support civic education courses and extracurricular activities in over 400 high schools. Deadline for applications, 11.50 p.m. EST 29 August.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Quantitative Psychology, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Merced
The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, University of California, Merced, is seeking one new faculty member at the Assistant (tenure-track), Associate (tenured), or Full Professor (tenured) level in Quantitative Psychology. Candidates in all areas of quantitative psychology are encouraged to apply, but the department is particularly interested in applicants who embrace both Bayesian and frequentist perspectives. Deadline for applications: 17 October