Monday, May 14, 2012


EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Social Scientist: Gender and Development

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) seeks an enthusiastic quantitatively-oriented social scientist with a strong interest in gender to join our international team of highly qualified and motivated scientists working to improve the livelihoods of resource-poor maize and wheat farmers in the developing world.  As a member of the CIMMYT Socio-Economics Program, and in close collaboration with biophysical scientists and national- and international partners including other centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research and research universities you will undertake research on gender issues in relation to wheat- and maize based farming systems and contribute to strengthening the institutional capacity for incorporating social equity in maize and wheat research for development. The position will be based in any of the CIMMYT regional offices in Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia.

Primary research areas include:

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Deadline: May 20, 2012

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