Thursday, August 18, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Postdoctoral Research Position in Genetic Resources Policy University of Illinois at Chicago
The Science, Technology and Environment (STE) Policy Lab in the Department of Public Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to conduct social science biodiversity research and assist with policy implementation in the area of genetic resources for food and agriculture (GRFA).
The individual would work primarily on two biodiversity related projects, one that seeks to strengthen national capacities to implement the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, and another that examines the movement and use of genetic resources between the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) Centres, CGIAR partners, and other end users.
Deadline: September 6, 2011