Tuesday, August 23, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral/Research Fellow, Ghana Strategy Support Program
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Fellow to work under Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP) for a two-year, fixed-term, renewable appointment. The program has a focus on strategy and policy issues in relation to agriculture, the food system, rural change, and poverty reduction. The position reports to the Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) and is based in Accra, Ghana.
The Fellow will be responsible for:
- Conducting research, policy advice, capacity strengthening and policy communications in Ghana on the strategic issues of agricultural and rural development and poverty reduction, and
- Support the GSSP leader to coordinate IFPRI’s country strategy program in that country. The Fellow would be responsible for timely completion of research projects, actively publish papers/books, and participate in various conferences, policy advisory forums, and capacity strengthening training programs.
Deadline: September 10, 2011