Tuesday, October 22, 2013


EMPLOYMENT: IWMI Postdoctoral Fellow—Gender and Poverty

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) (www.iwmi.org) is looking for a person with a PhD in rural sociology, development studies, gender in development or anthropology, which was awarded not more than 5 years ago. The person should also have a strong analytical mind, ability to synthesize information and the ability to write persuasively.

The incumbent will work primarily for the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) in the program’s focal regions in South Asia and Africa. WLE, led by IWMI, conducts research and capacity building activities related to water, land and ecosystem management, with the goal of improving food security, livelihoods and the natural environment in developing countries. By working with its diverse partners, WLE is creating innovative approaches to translating natural resource management research into actionable recommendations for policymakers, resource managers and poor rural communities.

The position holder will be based at the headquarters of IWMI in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and will report to the Coordinator - Gender, Poverty and Institutions of WLE.

S/he will:

More information (pdf).

Deadline: November 24, 2013

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