Tuesday, September 04, 2012


EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF/CCAFS Social Scientist—Linking Knowledge with Action

Social Scientist, Linking Knowledge with Action – CCAFS, will be based at ICRAF in Nairobi, and supervised by CCAFS Theme 4.1 Research Leader. The position will involve travel to CCAFS sites/regions (likely less than 25-30% of total time). Within the CCAFS Program Structure, this position is given the title ‘Science Officer’.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide scientific input and conduct research for CCAFS’s Theme 4.1 Research Theme – Linking Knowledge with Action, in terms of planning, implementing and monitoring the research agenda;
  2. Assist the CCAFS Theme 4.1 Leader in:
    • Supporting CCAFS and partners leverage funding, develop research proposals and activities;
    • Supporting CCAFS research activities;
    • Developing new partnerships and contracts and helping partners develop proposals;
    • Recruiting and managing consultancies and partnerships;
    • Assisting partners in developing communication products and publishing in various media, including writing and editing working papers, research reports, briefs, blogs and journal articles;
    • Assisting in organizing international workshops and training events.

More information.

Deadline: September 28, 2012

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