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Research Assistant: Spatial Analysis of Improved Seed Spread

AidData is seeking a research assistant (RA) for summer 2021 to assist with a spatial analysis of improved seed spread. This will be a remote position with frequent check-ins. This position requires strong Stata programming skills. The RA will work with a Senior Research Analyst in the Research and Evaluation Unit to conduct background research, data cleaning, and data analysis. 

This position is for summer 2021, for approximately 10 weeks. Continuation into fall is possible based on project needs. This position pays $10/hr with flexible hours (10-20 per week).

Required Skills

  • Strong Stata programming skills
  • Must be familiar with foreach and forvalues loops

Preferred Skills

  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of spatial analysis basics

Application Instructions

Please send your resume, cover letter, and coding sample (GitHub link, etc. to original work) to Rachel Sayers (

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