Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

About Delivering world-class research, learning and teaching that transforms the knowledge, action and leadership needed for more equitable and sustainable development globally. The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) delivers world-class research, learning and teaching that transforms the knowledge, action and leadership needed for more equitable and sustainable development globally. Through equitable and sustainable partnerships, they work with governments, philanthropic foundations, non-governmental organisations, academics and civil society to transform approaches to progressive social, political and economic change in ways that ultimately make a difference to people’s lives. They have helped foster innovative new partnerships that have generated millions of dollars in additional tax revenues in Africa that can be reinvested in countries’ national development. They have worked to provide solutions to environmental problems that build on local people’s knowledge and practices. They have highlighted the role of local communities in bringing an end to deadly epidemics like the Ebola virus. They have nurtured hundreds of exceptional development leaders and champions including political leaders, country Ambassadors and government officials, civil society leaders and entrepreneurs. Their reputation for research and international outlook is second to none and reflected in their performance in the latest QS World University Rankings where they are ranked first in the world for development studies, together with the University of Sussex. They are also ranked as the number one international development policy think-tank by the 2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

51Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Consultant (Research Officer, Freedom of Religious Belief)
    Worldwide
  • Director of Research
    United Kingdom

Staff at Institute of Development Studies (IDS) have experience in

Sectors

  • research & development
  • development
  • economic policy
  • tertiary education
  • monitoring / evaluation

Funders

  • goal global
  • ec
  • world bank group

Countries

  • nepal
  • united states
  • indonesia
  • bangladesh
  • india

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Contract Awards

DFID 7195 Agriculture Policy Research in Africa (APRA) Contract Amendment No 2

Department for International Development (DFID) - United Kingdom

Strengthening a Supplementary Nutrition Program

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

DFID 8566 Action on Children's Harmful Work in African Agriculture (ACHA) Contract Award

Department for International Development (DFID) - United Kingdom

Evidence and Knowledge for Development (K4D)

Department for International Development (DFID) - United Kingdom

Empowerment & Accountability Research Programme

Department for International Development (DFID) - United Kingdom

Company Offices

  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • Brighton
  • Institute of Development Studies Library Road
  • BN1 9RE UK