Monday, May 14, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: IWMI Researcher–Water Management and Institutions
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) seeks a scientist who is practiced in the analysis of social and physical interaction of water processes. If you have at least 3 years’ post-PhD experience conducting systemic analyses of irrigated agriculture and/or river basin management and can use approaches that combine the technical understanding of water management and farming systems with consideration of institutional or policy dimensions), then you fit our profile perfectly. Your research portfolio will be to conduct original research on water management and institutions, mostly in the Nile Delta in Egypt. You will be based at the IWMI office located at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in Cairo, Egypt. You will report to the Principal Researcher based in the Cairo office.
As a Researcher, you will:
- contribute to research projects on irrigated agriculture, water management and institutions, predominantly in the Nile Delta, in both old lands and new lands, including fieldwork and data analysis;
- write reports and articles for journals and other appropriate a udiences;
- contribute to a six-country regional project on groundwater gov ernance;
- contribute ideas and assist in bibliographical searches to deve lop new research ideas related to water and agriculture in the Middle East, for example, on river basin management, or assessment of policy processes and governance;
- co-design concept notes and related research projects and contr ibute to those projects when implemented;
- supervise Master’s students involved in specific field research; and
- contribute to IWMI’s overall research program.
Deadline: June 10, 2012