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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

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

a. Ph.D in International Economics, Development Economics, Econometrics, Transport Economics, Political Economy of Economic Integration, or other related fields.

b. 5 years’ experience in the above 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.

c. Knowledge of and research experience in Southeast Asia, East Asia, and South Asia are strongly preferred.

  2. Language requirements: high proficiency in oral and written English.

  1. Appointment Condition

a. Salary Benefits: 

i. Depending on the candidate’s degree and experience, salary will be US$100,000–US$125,000 per year, excluding housing and child education allowances.

ii. Junior or inexperienced experts who are qualified to be part of the ERIA expert team will receive US$70,000–US$90,000 per year as Associate Economists.

iii. Those with outstanding achievement in the academic and management fields will be remunerated with US$125,000–US$150,000 per year.

b. 2 year fixed term appointment in principle, with a probationary period of 6 months, renewable upon reappointment by the President, depending on performance and continuation of the Economist’s project(s).

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

Complete resume 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 and from American Economic Association: JOE Listings - ERIA Economist.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

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.

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Research Associate (Digital Economy)

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 coordinating with statistical agencies.
  3. Provide statistical analysis as requested.
  4. Organise 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.
  7. Support to launching new projects about digital economy.

Qualifications

  1. Education and experience

a. Master’s degree in Digital Economics, Information/Communication, Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields; or Undergraduate degree in Economics Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields, especially about Digital Economy with at least two years of relevant experience.

b.  Strong academic record.

  2.  Key competencies

a. Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.

b. Essential skills in using economic databases, such as Econlit, CEIC, WITS, etc.

c. Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially STATA.

d. Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks.

e. Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policymakers in the region.

f. Excellent communication and writing skills in English.

g. Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staff.

  1. Appointment Condition

a. Competitive remuneration with health benefit.

b. 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: digital economy' 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.

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Research Associate (Economics)

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

a. 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.

b.  Strong academic record.

  2.  Key competencies

a. Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.

b. Essential skills in using economic databases, such as Econlit, CEIC, WITS, etc.

c. Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially STATA.

d. Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks.

e. Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policymakers in the region.

f. Excellent communication and writing skills in English.

g. Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staff.

  1. Appointment Condition

a. Competitive remuneration with health benefit.

b. 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: 22 January 2022

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.

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Assistant (Research)

Responsibilities

  • Managing different financial documents such as, gathering cost estimates, drafting contracts, submitting invoices, making payments, preparing and processing reimbursement requests etc.
  • Supporting event organization which includes contracting service providers, meeting/conference arrangements (online and physical), sending invitations etc
  • Arranging travels, visas, and accommodation and, occasionally, travelling with executive staff to take notes at meetings or to provide general assistance during the business travels (assisting with presentations, negotiating with vendors, processing various payments, etc)
  • Arranging meetings by creating online links or reserving the office conference room etc.
  • Arranging office vehicle when executive staff needs to use the office car for official purposes
  • Gathering relevant information when requested, such as via the internet or by contacting relevant sources by email or by telephone
  • Organizing and maintaining documents, images, and files
  • Supporting outreach efforts such as sending emails, inquiries, invitations, announcements to partners and network etc.
  • Attending meetings, taking notes and photos at meetings or events
  • Screening phone calls and emails, inquiries, and requests, and handling them appropriately
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data and contact management and filing
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority
  • Working closely with executive staff and providing administrative assistance where needed
  • Any other relevant clerical, administrative and research related work requested and supervised by executive staff

Qualifications

  • Firm understanding of administrative work and good knowledge of financial planning and execution
  • Ability to draft business letters, documents, and emails in professional English
  • Secretarial work experience is essential
  • Knowledge of basic layout and design for invitations and announcements
  • Ability to accept directions and advice from executive staff, but work independently where needed

Requirements

  • Honesty, reliability, proactiveness, and problem-solving mindset is essential
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines when needed
  • Discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues
  • Organizational skill and attention to details
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Very good command in English (speaking and writing)

How to Apply

Send a full resume with relevant ability descriptions to [email protected] as soon as possible. Please mention 'Application for Assistant (Research)' on the email subject. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this email 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 ERIA's website.

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Research Associate (Energy)

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; or Undergraduate degree in Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, engineering, natural sciences, and/or other related fields with at least two years of relevant experience
  • 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

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Research Associate (Policy Design)

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 including writing and/or editing research reports and documents.
  6. Perform other research activities as necessary.

Qualifications

1.  Education and experience

  1. Master’s degree in economics, Development Economics, Trade Policy and/or other related fields;
  2. Strong academic record.

2.  Key competencies

  1. Masters Policy development understanding with good strategic thinking skills.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English, and the ability to persuade stakeholders to engage in the development of their priorities.
  3. Experience in conducting quantitative research work including the ability to use economic databases, such as Econlit, CEIC, WITS and statistical or programming  software packages.
  4. Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policy makers in the region.
  5. Excellent team player whilst being able to work individually under strict timelines in multinational and multicultural environment.

3.  Appointment Condition

  1. Competitive remuneration package including health benefits.
  2. Local hire

Working Location

The office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office

Address: 

Sentral Senayan II, 5th, 6th, 15th Floors, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia. 

How to Apply

Please send an application letter, attaching a full resume (not more than 2 pages), a statement of policy research interest, publications lists and a sample publication within the last five years, to [email protected]When you email to us, please write “Application for Research Associate – Policy Design” in the subject header.

Entry on duty: as soon as practically available.

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.

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Research Associate Internship

Objectives

The internship provides an opportunity for the intern to gain experience working in an international research organization and provide the intern with the opportunity to learn about research, analytical thinking, and policy recommendations. The intern will gain knowledge of substantive, operational, managerial, and administration skills. The ERIA seeks a research associate intern to work together with ERIA Team to support The Government of Indonesia to succeed the 2023 Chairmanship of ASEAN.

Job Duties

The Research Associate Intern is expected to:

  1. Support the Intern tasks
  2. Conduct literature searches on specified topics as requested
  3. Collect and organize data and provide statistical analysis as requested
  4. Organize official meetings/workshops and take minutes
  5. Assist in supporting related work which includes writing and/or editing reports, policy briefs, and official documents.
  6. Coordinate meetings with the ASEC and ASEAN Governments
  7. Conduct other relevant duties as may be assigned by Trade Specialist Intern from the Ministry of Trade of Indonesia and ERIA coordinator team

Time Frame

Duration of the internship is 1 (one) year, starting from 20 January 2023 to 30 December 2023, with possibility of an extension for another year. The Interns is expected to be working part time (2-3 days in a week) at ERIA office.

Qualifications and Skills

  1. Undergraduate degree in Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields (Masteral degree is preferrable)
  2. Minimum 2 years of relevant experiences
  3. Essential skills in using economic databases
  4. Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages
  5. Excellent communication and writing skills in English and Bahasa

Remuneration

The Research Associate Intern receives remuneration from ERIA for his/her services. ERIA will cover his/her travel expenses and provide allowance to support his/her duty trips approved by ERIA during the duration of the internship, based on ERIA rules and regulations.

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 curriculum vitae and letter of interest to [email protected] by 05 January 2023 Jakarta cob. Please write 'Internship Research Associate’ in the subject field.

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.

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