Tuesday, May 03, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: HarvestPlus Postdoctoral Fellow
HarvestPlus, a challenge program of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), is co-convened by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). It is an international, multi-disciplinary alliance, which seeks to breed and disseminate staple food crops rich in micronutrients as a promising means to reduce micronutrient malnutrition in developing countries. Current target micronutrient, crop and country combinations are: high-iron bean in Rwanda, high-iron pearl millet in India, high-provitamin A cassava in Nigeria and high-provitamin A maize in Zambia.
HarvestPlus is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to join the Impact and Policy team. This position is based at IFPRI headquarters located in Washington, D.C. The position is a two-year, fixed-term appointment, and is renewable depending on performance and funding. Please note that Postdoctoral Fellow appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of three (3) years, inclusive of any approved appointment extensions
Deadline: June 3, 2011