Wednesday, April 13, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow, Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow for the Environment and Production Technology Division. This position will support the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Theme Leader for Theme 4.3: Refining frameworks for policy analysis. This is a two-year, exempt, renewable appointment depending on performance and funding based at IFPRI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Final grade level will be determined by demonstrated expertise and experience.
CCAFS (www.ccafs.cgiar.org) is a new major collaborative endeavour between the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research and the Earth System Science Partnership, research communities, and their respective partners. Its research is aimed at overcoming the additional threats posed by a changing climate to achieving food security, enhancing livelihoods and improving environmental management in the developing world.
Part of the science leadership of this theme is based at IFPRI. Theme activities will be carried out globally and at locations initially in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Deadline: May 13, 2011