Thursday, June 16, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Regional Science Officer Positions with CCAFS
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has announced two Africa-based vacancies.
- CCAFS Regional Science Officer: East Africa. CCAFS seeks to recruit a Regional Science Officer based in Nairobi, Kenya. East Africa is one of three CCAFS implementing regions. The program leadership of this region is based at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, and regional activities will be carried out in 4 countries and at six bench mark locations in the region.The science officer will report to the regional program leader and will be responsible for managing and overseeing a growing number of collaborative partnerships and action research activities. Deadline: July 1, 2011 [more information]
- Senior Scientific Officer for the CCAFS West Africa Regional Program. CCAFS, based at International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks to employ a Senior Scientific Officer for its West Africa Regional Program within its Scientific and Managerial Group (SMG), based at ICRISAT in Mali, Bamako. The position is for an initial period of two years with the possibility of extension, contingent upon individual performance and available funding. The Scientific Officer will be a member of the ICRISAT team and under direct supervision of the CCAFS Regional Program Leader. Deadline: July 15, 2011 [more information]