Thursday, June 30, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities with ILRI’s Poverty, Gender and Impact Team
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality livestock science, communications and capacity building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable development. ILRI’s Poverty, Gender and Impact team is currently inviting applications for the two positions below.
- Economist. The appointee will develop and implement research on the multiple roles of livestock in rural livelihoods and how livestock’s contribution to poverty alleviation can be enhanced. Specific responsibilities will include developing and leading implementation of monitoring and evaluation strategies for the CGIAR research program of Livestock and Fish and other large ILRI programs. The appointee will bring strong quantitative skills to a multi-disciplinary team working with mixed methods and approaches to identify and evaluate livestock-based strategies and options to reduce poverty, inequity and vulnerability for livestock-dependent people and communities. More information.
- Postdoctoral Scientist. The post doctoral scientist will work mainly but not exclusively on 2 projects (i) evaluating the impacts of livestock and aquaculture interventions on poverty and women’s empowerment in Kenya and (ii) Integrated Crop and Livestock Project in Tanzania. More information.
Deadline: July 22, 2011