Monday, October 04, 2010
EMPLOYMENT: Agricultural Economist Opportunities with CIMMYT
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) seek agricultural economists to join thier international team of scientists who work to improve the livelihoods of maize and wheat farmers in the developing world. As a member of the CIMMYT Socioeconomics Program and in collaboration with public, private, local, and international partners, you will help create new opportunities for resource-poor farmers, help the CIMMYT team and decision makers understand the key constraints to agricultural development, and translate your vision into a productive and exciting research agenda. Rooted in a strong culture of high-quality agricultural economics and social science research, the CIMMYT Socioeconomics Program has a team of qualified and motivated scientists in different regions and working closely with biophysical scientists. Please see the links below for more information on the specific positions.
- Agricultural Economist – Scientist or Associate Scientist (2 vacancies) to be based at the CIMMYT campus in Texcoco, Mexico, located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, and work in Latin America (mainly Central America and Mexico).
- Agricultural Economist – Associate Scientist to be based in Bangladesh or Nepal, and considerable fieldwork and travel within the region will be part of your assignment.
- Agricultural Economist – Post-doctoral Fellow or Associate Scientist to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, but with considerable fieldwork and travel in eastern Africa.
Deadline (all positions): November 15, 2010