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

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.

 

 

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 12 December 2022 to 30 November 2023, with possibility of an extension for another year. The Interns is expected to be working part time (2 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 does not receive any 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 24 November 2022 Jakarta cob. Please write 'Internship Research Associate’ in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

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 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

Send the following to [email protected]: (i) 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

Deadline for application: 31 March 2023

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

Trade Specialist/Economist Intern is expected to deliver the following tasks, but not limited to:

  1. Lead the team working on Indonesia’s ASEAN Chairmanship and other related issues in coordination with Lead Advisor (Southeast Asia region) and COO of ERIA
  2. Draft ASEAN Ministerial Statement and Leader Statement 
  3. Write Policy Briefs/ Policy Notes/ Letters to Minister/HLTF/SEOM and/or any other official documents
  4. Provide data and statistical analysis 
  5. Provide research related work which includes writing and/or editing research reports and document 
  6. Attend official meetings and prepare necessary materials for ERIA, the Government of Indonesia, and ASEAN Member States
  7. Coordinate meetings with the ASEC and ASEAN Governments 
  8. Coordinate with ERIA coordinating and management team
  9. Conduct other relevant duties as may be assigned by Chief Economist, Lead Advisor (Southeast Asia region) and COO of ERIA

Time Frame

Duration of the internship is 1 (one) year, starting from 12 December 2022 to 30 November 2023, with possibility of an extension of another year. The intern is expected to be full time at ERIA office.

Qualifications and Skills

  1. Master’s degree in Economics, Development Economics, or Economic Policy and/or other related fields (Doctoral degree is preferrable)
  2. Minimum 10 years experiences working in International Trade area
  3. Excellent communication and writing in English and Bahasa
  4. Experience in conducting quantitative research work
  5. Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially STATA

Remuneration

The intern will receive an allowance from ERIA to support operational costs during the duration of the internship. The monthly amount of the allowance will be determined for selected candidate based on the qualifications and the allowance rates in effect. The allowance will be paid on a monthly basis.

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 24 November 2022 Jakarta cob. Please write ‘Internship Trade Specialist’ in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

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 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.

 

 

Background

The Regional Knowledge Centre of Marine Plastic Debris (https://rkcmpd-eria.org/) was established in October 2019 as part of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). The Regional Knowledge Centre serves as an information clearinghouse on marine plastic pollution in ASEAN+3 countries, facilitating national and regional cooperation by promoting relevant policies and good practices among the member states. The RKC-MPD has its office in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Expansion of the Regional Knowledge Centre’s Activities

The Regional Knowledge Centre started its activities by establishing its website in the 4th quarter of 2019. During this first year, it has collected relevant country laws and regulations and governments' good practices among other information. It has also introduced itself to be a key player in the field of marine plastic debris in the region. In early 2021, it expanded its activity to include the promotion of the private sector's efforts in plastic waste reduction and organized several online events. In 2022, the Regional Knowledge Centre has launched awareness-raising programs targeting the youth while continuing the other programs initiated in previous years. Given the growing portfolio, the Regional Knowledge Centre is looking to hire a Research Associate to support its research-related activities. The Research Associate will work under the supervision of the Senior Advisor and the Programme Manager, and in close collaboration with two Research Associates of the Regional Knowledge Centre, among other relevant colleagues in the ERIA office.

Job Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Advisor, 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 relevant activities contributing to the overall objectives of the Regional Knowledge Centre when needed.

Qualifications

Education and experience

  1. Master’s degree in marine plastic debris fields (monitoring, impacts on marine ecosystem etc), environmental science, engineering, environmental management and policy, environmental economics, and/or other related fields; or Undergraduate’s degree in marine plastic debris fields (monitoring, impacts on marine ecosystem etc), environmental science, environmental engineering, environmental management and policy, environmental economics, and/or other related fields preferably with at least two years of relevant experience (in the environment sector and sustainable production and consumption may be considered).
  2. Strong academic record.

Key competencies

  1. Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.
  2. Essential skills in using some databases, such as UNComtrade, Ecolex, etc.
  3. Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially
  4. Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks (not necessary, but preferable).
  5. Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policymakers in the region.
  6. Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
  7. Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staffs.
  8. Ability to travel when needed domestically and internationally.
  9. STATA (not necessary, but preferable).

Appointment Condition

  1. Competitive remuneration with health benefit
  2. Local hire (Indonesian nationality)

Working Location

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 the following items to [email protected]:

  • Updated CV
  • Motivation letter explaining the relevance of the candidate’s background with the work of the Regional Knowledge Centre of Marine Plastic Debris
  • Research paper(s) written by the candidate most relevant to marine plastic issues (if any)

When you email us, please write 'Application for Research Associate for the RKC-MPD' in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

 

Entry on duty: August 2022

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: https://www.eria.org.

 

 

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 the team members 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 the weekly team meeting and any other meetings by creating online links or reserving the office conference room etc.
  • Arranging office vehicle when the team members need 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
  • Organising 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 the team members and providing administrative assistance where needed
  • Any other relevant clerical, administrative and research related work requested and supervised by the Executive staff of the team

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 senior members of the team, but work independently where needed
  • Interest in environmental issues or more particularly in marine plastic pollution is appreciated

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 Research Assistant at RKC-MPD' 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.

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.