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Career Opportunities

Explore rewarding career opportunities at ERIA, where you can join a dynamic team committed to fostering economic development and integration in ASEAN and East Asia.

Career Opportunities

Why Join Us ¿

ERIA is a leading international research institution where top economists work together and conduct research to develop practical policy recommendations for economic integration among the economies of ASEAN and East Asia. ERIA provides great opportunities for staff to tackle and study a broad range of subjects and meet academic and non-academic interests.

Job Opportunities

 
Economist (Digital)

Job Duties:

Under broad direction of the Governing Board, President, and/or other senior management officials:

  1. Undertake analytical and quantitative policy-oriented works and propose policy recommendations on study topics related to deepening economic integration, narrowing development gaps, and sustainable development in East Asia.
  2. Manage policy-oriented research projects undertaken by economists and consultants contracted by ERIA.
  3. Liaise with governments, business representatives, and international organisations in East Asia and beyond.
  4. Attend meetings and symposiums and represent ERIA as needed.
  5. Give lectures to the government officials.
  6. Supervise subordinate staff as needed.
  7. Perform other related duties as assigned by the ERIA President and/or other senior management officials.

Qualifications:

Education and experience

  • (must) Ph.D. in Economics or related fields.
  • (preferable) Interests in AI and digital themes. The project theme will be about digital.
  • (preferable) Experience of conducting projects related to digital fields is preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge of and research experience in Southeast Asia, East Asia, and South Asia are strongly preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge or Expertise about digital transitions in the ASEAN region is preferred.

Language requirements

  • High proficiency in oral and written English.

 

Working Conditions:

Salary and benefits

  • Depending on the candidate’s degree and experience, salary will be US$72,000–US$110,000 per year, excluding housing and child education allowances.
  • Housing allowance.
  • Child education allowance.

Term

  • 1-year fixed-term appointment in principle, renewable upon reappointment by the President, depending on performance and continuation of the Economist’s project(s).

 

Working location:

ERIA Annex Office: Sentral Senayan II, 5th, 6th, 15th Floors, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8, Gelora Bung Karno - Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia, or

Headquarters: The ASEAN Secretariat, 70A Jl. Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta 12110, Indonesia

    

How to Apply

Send the following to [email protected]: (i) a complete resumé with a one-page description of study interests and their relevance to policy, (ii) a list of publications, and (iii) a sample paper that best reflects your (the candidate’s) ability. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this email address.

When you email us, please write “Economist (Digital)” in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Start date:  As Soon As Possible

Deadline for application: Until the position is filled.

 

Note: ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. Send your questions, if any, to [email protected]. For additional information, refer to the ERIA website, http://www.eria.org.

Job Duties

Under broad direction of the Governing Board, President, and/or other senior management officials:

  1. Undertake analytical and quantitative policy-oriented works and propose policy recommendations on study topics related to deepening economic integration, narrowing development gaps, and sustainable development in East Asia.
  2. Manage policy-oriented research projects undertaken by economists and consultants contracted by ERIA.
  3. Liaise with governments, business representatives, and international organisations in East Asia and beyond.
  4. Attend meetings and symposiums, and represent ERIA as needed.
  5. Give lectures to the government officials.
  6. Supervise subordinate staff as needed.
  7. Perform other related duties as assigned by the ERIA President and/or other senior management officials.

 

Qualifications

1. Education and experience

  • (must) Ph.D in Energy Economics or other related fields.
  • (must) 5 years’ experience in the Energy fields or equivalent that can be proven by the record of articles published in professional or academic journals, edited volumes, and/or other major publications.
  • (preferable) Knowledge of and research experience in Southeast Asia, East Asia, and South Asia are strongly preferred.
  • (preferable) Experience of conducting projects related to energy fields are preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge or Expertise about Energy Transitions in ASEAN region is strongly preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge or Expertise in the field of carbon credit is preferred.

2. Language requirements

  • High proficiency in oral and written English.

 

Working Location & Conditions

1. Salary and benefits

  • Depending on the candidate’s degree and experience, salary will be US$72,000–US$110,000 per year, excluding housing and child education allowances.
  • Housing allowance.
  • Child education allowance.

2. Term

  • 1-year fixed-term appointment in principle, renewable upon reappointment by the President, depending on performance and continuation of the Economist’s project(s).

3. Working location

  • Annex Office: Sentral Senayan II, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8, Gelora Bung Karno - Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia, or
  • Headquarters: The ASEAN Secretariat, 70A Jl. Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta 12110, Indonesia

 

How to Apply

Send the following to [email protected]:

  • complete resumé with a one-page description of study interests and their relevance to policy,
  • a list of publications, and
  • a sample paper that best reflects your (the candidate’s) ability. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this email address.

 

When you email us, please write “Economist (Energy)” in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: As soon as possible

Deadline for application: Until the position is filled.

 

Please note that ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have questions, please contact us at: [email protected]. For additional information, please refer to the ERIA website: http://www.eria.org.

Job Duties:

Under broad direction of the Governing Board, President, and/or other senior management officials:

  1. Undertake analytical and quantitative policy-oriented works and propose policy recommendations on study topics related to deepening economic integration, narrowing development gaps, and sustainable development in East Asia.
  2. Manage policy-oriented research projects undertaken by economists and consultants contracted by ERIA.
  3. Liaise with governments, business representatives, and international organisations in East Asia and beyond.
  4. Attend meetings and symposiums and represent ERIA as needed.
  5. Give lectures to the government officials.
  6. Supervise subordinate staff as needed.
  7. Perform other related duties as assigned by the ERIA President and/or other senior management officials.

 

Qualifications:

Education and experience

  • (must) Ph.D. in Economics or related fields.
  • (preferable) Expertise in circular economy.
  • (preferable) Experience in conducting projects related to circular economy is strongly preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge of and research experience in Southeast Asia, East Asia, and South Asia are strongly preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge or Expertise about circular economy in the ASEAN region is preferred.

 Language requirements

  • High proficiency in oral and written English.

 

Working Conditions:

Salary and benefits

  • Depending on the candidate’s degree and experience, salary will be US$72,000–US$110,000 per year, excluding housing and child education allowances.
  • Housing allowance.
  • Child education allowance.

 Term

  • 1-year fixed-term appointment in principle, renewable upon reappointment by the President, depending on performance and continuation of the Economist’s project(s).

 

Working location

ERIA Annex Office: Sentral Senayan II, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8, Gelora Bung Karno - Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia, or

Headquarters: The ASEAN Secretariat, 70A Jl. Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta 12110, Indonesia

 

How to Apply

Send the following to [email protected]: (i) complete resumé with a one-page description of study interests and their relevance to policy, (ii) a list of publications, and (iii) a sample paper that best reflects your (the candidate’s) ability. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this email address.

When you email us, please write “Economist (Circular Economy)” in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Start date:  As Soon As Possible.

Deadline for application: Until the position is filled.

Note: ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. Send your questions, if any, to [email protected]. For additional information, refer to the ERIA website, http://www.eria.org.

Job Duties:

Under broad direction of the Governing Board, President, and/or other senior management officials:

  1. Undertake analytical and quantitative policy-oriented works and propose policy recommendations on study topics related to deepening economic integration, narrowing development gaps, and sustainable development in East Asia.
  2. Manage policy-oriented research projects undertaken by economists and consultants contracted by ERIA.
  3. Liaise with governments, business representatives, and international organisations in East Asia and beyond.
  4. Attend meetings and symposiums and represent ERIA as needed.
  5. Give lectures to the government officials.
  6. Supervise subordinate staff as needed.
  7. Perform other related duties as assigned by the ERIA President and/or other senior management officials.

Qualifications

  1. Education and experience
  • (must) Ph.D. in Economics or related fields.
  • (preferable) Expertise in labor economics, human capital, and/or education is preferred.
  • (preferable) Experience in conducting research projects related to the labour market is strongly preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge of and research experience in Southeast Asia, East Asia, and South Asia are strongly preferred.
  • (preferable) Knowledge or Expertise about human resources in ASEAN region is preferred.

Language requirements

  • High proficiency in oral and written English.

 

Working Conditions

Salary and benefits

  • Depending on the candidate’s degree and experience, salary will be US$72,000–US$110,000 per year, excluding housing and child education allowances.
  • Housing allowance.
  • Child education allowance.

 Term

  • 1-year fixed-term appointment in principle, renewable upon reappointment by the President, depending on performance and continuation of the Economist’s project(s).

 

Working location

ERIA Annex Office: Sentral Senayan II, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8, Gelora Bung Karno - Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia, or

Headquarters: The ASEAN Secretariat, 70A Jl. Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta 12110, Indonesia

 

How to Apply

Send the following to [email protected]: (i) complete resumé with a one-page description of study interests and their relevance to policy, (ii) a list of publications, and (iii) a sample paper that best reflects your (the candidate’s) ability. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this email address.

When you email us, please write “Economist (Human Resource)” in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Start date:  As Soon As Possible

Deadline for application: Until the position is filled.

 

Note: ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. Send your questions, if any, to [email protected]. For additional information, refer to the ERIA website, http://www.eria.org

Job Duties

Under the direct supervision of research staffs, the successful candidates will perform a wide range of research-related activities, especially, but not limited to, the following activities:

  1. Conduct literature searches on specified topics as requested.
  2. Assist researchers in maintaining databases and coordinate with statistical agencies.
  3. Provide statistical analysis as requested.
  4. Organize and attend meetings/conferences related to research activities.
  5. Provide research related work which includes writing and/or editing research reports and documents.
  6. Perform other research activities as necessary.

Qualifications

  1. Education and experience
  • Masters degree in Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields; or Undergraduate degree in Economics Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields with at least two years of relevant experience.
  • Strong academic record.

  2.  Key competencies

  • Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.
  • Essential skills in using economic databases, such as Econlit, CEIC, WITS, etc.
  • Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially STATA.
  • Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks.
  • Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policymakers in the region.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
  • Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staff.
  1. Appointment Condition
  • Competitive remuneration with health benefit.
  • Local hire.

Working Location

The office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office
Address: Sentral Senayan II, & Floor, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia. 

How to Apply

Send a full resume with a one-page description of study interests with their relevance to policy, a list of publications, as well as a sample paper that best reflects the candidate’s ability to [email protected] as soon as possible. When you email us, please write 'application for research associate - economics' in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

Deadline for application: Until the position is filled

Note: ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. Send your questions, if any, to [email protected]. For additional information, refer to the ERIA website.

 

Job Duties

Under the direct supervision of research staff, the successful candidates will perform a wide range of research-related activities, especially, but not limited to, the following activities:

  1. Conduct literature searches on specified topics as requested.
  2. Assist researchers in maintaining databases and coordinating with statistical agencies.
  3. Provide statistical analysis as requested.
  4. Organize and attend meetings/conferences related to research activities.
  5. Provide research-related work which includes writing and/or editing research reports and documents.
  6. Perform other research activities as necessary. 

Qualifications

  1. Education and experience
    • Master’s degree in economics, Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields; or Undergraduate degree in Economics Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields with at least two years of relevant experience
    • Strong academic record.
  1. Key competencies
    • Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.
    • Essential skills in using economic databases, such as Econlit, CEIC, WITS, etc.
    • Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially STATA.
    • Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks.
    • Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policy makers in the region.
    • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
    • Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staffs.
  1. Appointment Condition
    • Competitive remuneration with health benefit
    • Local hire

 

Working Location

The office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office

Address: Sentral Senayan II, 5, 6, & 15 Floor, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia

How to Apply

Send a full resume with a one-page description of study interests with their relevance to policy, and a list of publications, as well as a sample paper that best reflects the candidate’s ability to [email protected] A.S.A.P. When you email us, please write “application for Research Associate for DX and Data” in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

Deadline for application: as soon as possible

Please note that ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have questions in this respect, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]. For additional information, please refer to the ERIA website: http://www.eria.org.

Job Duties

Under the direct supervision of research staff, the successful candidates will perform a wide range of research-related activities, especially, but not limited to, the following activities:

  1. Conduct literature searches on specified topics as requested.
  2. Organize and attend meetings/conferences related to research activities.
  3. Manage research networks with universities in ASEAN countries.
  4. Provide research related work which includes writing and/or editing research reports and documents.
  5. Perform other research activities as necessary.

Qualifications

  1. Education and experience
    • Master’s degree in economics, international relations, and/or other related fields, with interest in broad subjects related to digital
    • Strong academic record.
  1. Key competencies
    • Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.
    • Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks
    • Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policy makers in the region.
    • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
    • Comfortable with working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staff.
    • Available to travel for business trips to ASEAN Countries
    • Good public speaking skills
  1. Appointment Condition
    • Competitive remuneration with health benefit
    • Local hire

 

Working Location

The office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office

Address: Sentral Senayan II, 5, 6, & 15 Floor, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia

How to Apply

Send a full resume with a one-page description of study interests with their relevance to policy, and a list of publications, as well as a sample paper that best reflects the candidate’s ability to [email protected] A.S.A.P. When you email us, please write “Application for Research Associate for co-creation promotion concerning DX and Data” in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

Deadline for applicationas soon as possible

Please note that ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have questions in this respect, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]. For additional information, please refer to the ERIA website: http://www.eria.org.

Job Duties

Under the direct supervision of Energy field research staffs, the successful candidates will perform a wide range of Energy-related research activities, especially, but not limited to, the following activities:

  1. Conduct literature searches on specified topics as requested.
  2. Assist Energy researchers in maintaining databases and coordinate with statistical agencies.
  3. Provide statistical analysis as requested.
  4. Organize and attend meetings/conferences related to research activities in Energy field.
  5. Provide research related work which includes writing and/or editing research reports and documents.
  6. Perform other research activities as necessary.

Qualifications

Education and experiences

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, engineering, natural sciences, and/or other related fields, especially about Energy.
  • Strong academic record.

Key competencies

  • Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative Energy research work.
  • Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages.
  • Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks.
  • Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policy makers in the region in the field of Energy.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
  • Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staffs.

Appointment Condition

  • Competitive remuneration with health benefit
  • Local hire

Working Location

  • Office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office

    Address: Sentral Senayan II, 6th Floor, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia

How to Apply

Send a full resume with a one-page description of study interests with their relevance to policy, and a list of publications, as well as a sample paper that best reflects the candidate’s ability to [email protected] A.S.A.P. When you email to us, please write “application for research associate: Energy” in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

Deadline for application: Until the Position is filled.

Please note that ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have questions in this respect, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]. For additional information, please refer to the ERIA website: http://www.eria.org

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of management staffs of the ERIA, the Coordination Officer will perform the following activities, but not be limited to:

  1. Being involved in decision-making processes
  2. Striving to understand team’s mission and workflow to communicate with outsiders in the healthcare field.
  3. Supporting her/his immediate supervisor.
    • Event coordination including scheduling, venue arrangement, drafting/sending invitations and RSVP management.
    • Coordinating documentation for contracts and research agreements.
    • Taking minutes and photos and properly saving relevant documents at events and meetings.
    • Support for conducting research projects.
  4. Coordinating team members’ scheduling and leading efforts to improve performance of administrative staffs.
  5. Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing.
  6. Screening phone calls, inquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate.
  7. Arranging meetings and greetings for visitors at all levels of seniority.
  8. Responsible for a part of accounts and budgets.
  9. Dealing with incoming emails, faxes, and posts, often corresponding on behalf of the manager.
  10. Arranging travel, visas, and accommodation as well as, occasionally, travelling with the manager to take notes or dictation at meetings or to provide general assistance during presentations.
  11. Taking on some of the manager's responsibilities and working more closely with management through organizing, managing and overarching the works of the team’s administrative and financial tasks and other management works by ensuring compliance and consistency with accounting and other rules of ERIA.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in business administration/management, law, international relations, health or relevant subjects)
  • Postgraduate education in relevant subject is an asset

Qualifications

More than 5 years of work experience (i.e. Administration, Management)

Requirements/Competencies

  • ERIA is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, or religion
  • Sound knowledge of financial and managerial, accounting principles and practices
  • Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, and make conclusions and recommendations
  • Ability to coordinate a team effectively
  • Ability to manage a project, including international meetings
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines
  • Ability to undertake simultaneous tasks
  • Organised
  • Proactive
  • Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA officials

Working Location

The office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office.

How to Apply

Send a full resume, a one-page cover letter, and an essay that best reflects your ability to [email protected] as soon as possible. The essay should describe your professional competence, your knowledge and interests about ERIA, and why you would be a good candidate for the job. Please write ‘Application for Coordinating Officer (Healthcare Services)’ in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

Please note that ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have questions, please contact us at: [email protected]. For additional information, please refer to the ERIA website: http://www.eria.org.

Responsibilities

The Writer and Content Development Specialist, known as 'the Specialist,' is a vital member of the editorial and creative team within ERIA’s Communications Department. The primary responsibility is to craft compelling digital content that effectively communicates ERIA’s mission, vision, research outputs, and programmes. This role entails close collaboration with various ERIA departments and subject matter experts to develop targeted content for ERIA’s audiences, enhancing the ERIA brand and thought leadership. The Specialist is a skilled writer well-versed in the fundamental concepts of ERIA’s research focus, encompassing, but not limited to, international trade, digital economy, energy, healthcare, environmental issues, and policy. It is a full-time, on-site position.

Job Duties

  • Write and create diverse content to showcase ERIA’s projects and events.
  • Proofread and edit content to ensure clarity, consistency, and adherence to ERIA’s mission and style guidelines.
  • Develop engaging digital content for podcasts, videos, and social media platforms.
  • Contribute to an integrated content strategy by collaborating with members of the Communications Department and other ERIA departments to support outreach activities.
  • Propose new topics/series, interview subjects, and craft various short- and long-form pieces, including popular science articles.
  • Research target audiences and devise strategies to tailor content to meet different needs.
  • Generate analytics reports, offering data-driven recommendations to optimise content.
  • Schedule social media posts.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, economics, or a related field, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Excellent command of the English language, including strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Two to four years of professional experience in journalism, editorial work, writing, or content marketing, preferably with English as the working language.
  • A robust portfolio showcasing digital work that demonstrates the ability to tell stories across various formats, such as emails, blogs, articles, newsletters, social media posts, presentations, videos, etc.
  • Experience using insights to refine and optimise content through analytics and measurement tools (such as Google Analytics) in an editorial environment is advantageous.
  • Flexibility in approach and task execution.
  • Keen attention to detail in a deadline-driven environment, with a particular emphasis on accuracy, follow-up, and follow-through.
  • Proficient in editing for accuracy, clarity, readability, and maintaining a consistent tone of voice.
  • Experience in academia, nonprofit, newsroom, or science environments is preferred.

Working conditions

We offer a competitive compensation package that is tailored to the qualifications and expertise of the successful candidate. Salary will be determined based on your relevant experience, education, and skills, and will be discussed during the interview process.

Working location: ERIA Annex Office, Sentral Senayan II, 5, 6, and 15th Floor, Jl Asia Afrika No 8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia.

 

How to apply

To apply for the position of Writer and Content Development Specialist, please follow these instructions:

  1. Send a comprehensive resume, a one-page cover letter, and work examples or a link to your portfolio to [email protected]. You can provide your work examples attached as additional documents or added as a link in your cover letter or resume.
  2. In the subject field of your email, please write 'Application for Writer and Content Development Specialist.'
  3. Kindly note that ERIA exclusively accepts applications through the provided email address.

 

Application Deadline: until the position is filled.

 

ERIA adheres to a strict policy of not charging any fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected]. For additional information about ERIA and the position, please visit our website.