Tuesday, January 15, 2013


EMPLOYMENT: Internationally Recruited Positions at ICARDA

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is an international autonomous, non-profit, research center supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). ICARDA has several vacancies that may be of interest to CAPRi readers.

Senior Gender Specialist. This position will lead the gender research at ICARDA and in particular the gender component of the Dryland Systems CGRIAR Research Program (CRP). The Dryland Systems CRP is one of the CGIAR research programs which aims to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in dry lands through reducing vulnerability of the most marginal agricultural production systems to climatic and market variations, and sustainable intensification of agro-ecosystems with higher production potential. The Gender Specialist will lead, facilitate and support capacity building and efforts to mainstream gender in all program activities and facilitate the development of mechanisms to monitor the performance of different research themes with regard to gender.

Regional Coordinator – Nile Valley & Sub Saharan Africa Regional Program. The Regional Coordinator Serves as the Chief Manager in the region representing ICARDA, providing liaison services among ICARDA headquarters, national partners, project leaders, national leaders, donors, national authorities and other CG centres in the region.

Intellectual Property Manager. This person will be responsible for establishing the Center’s system for managing its intellectual assets and will serve as the Center’s focal point on all matters relating to the management of the Center’s intellectual assets and intellectual property rights, in accordance with the CGIAR Principles on the Management of Intellectual Assets Principles (the CGIAR IA Principles).

More information about these positions available here.

Deadline: January 31, 2013

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