Thursday, June 16, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow Positions in Agricultural Science, Technology, and Innovation
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks 2 qualified Postdoctoral Fellows or Research Fellows for its program on agricultural science, technology, and innovation (ST&I) policy in its Environment and Production Technology (EPTD) Division. These are two year, fixed-term, exempt, renewable appointments.
- One position will be based at IFPRI’s office in New Delhi, India. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting scholarly research relating to agricultural ST&I policy in South Asia. The research will be conducted in collaboration with the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA), a project launched in 2009 in partnership with other CGIAR centers and national institutions. [more information]
- One position will be based at IFPRI headquarters in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting scholarly research relating to agricultural ST&I policy in South/Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America, as well as global ST&I policy. A significant portion of the research will revolve around assessing the potential and/or actual economic impact of new agricultural technologies. The research requires a keen analytical understanding and strong skills in production economics; analysis of policies that influence the innovation process; investment, collaboration strategies, and risk management strategies; and the tools and methods needed to test relevant hypothesis about science, technology, and innovation in developing-country agriculture. [more information]
Deadline: June 30, 2011