Hiring Research Analysts - applications now closed

Mar 18, 2022

Do top quality economic and public policy research for the public good

Want to work for a small organisation conducting top quality economic and public policy research for the public good?

Applications are now open to work as a Research Analyst (RA) at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, the top ranked economics organisation in NZ and one of the world's top ten economic think tanks. Research Analyst applications for a January 2023 start are OPEN and close on 4 April 2022. 

We are looking for people who want to get their hands dirty with every stage of the research process, working closely with a senior researcher with a PhD from a renowned university such as Harvard, Stanford, or the London School of Economics.

Strong candidates will have:

•    an advanced university degree (honours or master’s)
•    a curiosity about economics questions
•    good computer and data analysis skills
•    strong inter-personal skills
•    an interest in doing economic research on social or environmental issues.

We offer a relaxed yet stimulating work environment where you will be challenged and your skills as a researcher extended. Our past RAs have gone on to high level public sector positions and to PhD-level study at top international universities.

To apply for a position as a Research Analyst please, fill out the application form on our website and return it along with a cover letter, CV and copies of all your academic transcripts to izi.sin@motu.org.nz by 4 April 2022.