Thursday, February 27, 2014
EMPLOYMENT: IRRI Gender Specialist
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is seeking a project scientist to lead its gender research in India. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an early to mid-career level professional with experience in empirical research in developing countries. The successful candidate will work closely with and support multidisciplinary research teams working on gender issues in India and will undertake empirical research aligned with IRRI’s gender strategies.
This position is based at IRRI Country Office in India.
Roles and responsibilities
- Work closely with senior gender specialist and the GRiSP director on the design and implementation of GRiSP gender strategies.
- Conduct empirical research on gender issues including research design, hypothesis formulation, data collection, analysis and interpretation on issues related to gender differences in rice farming to assess technology adoption and impact assessment.
- Mainstream gender across the program, integrate gender into all stages of project activities and incorporate gender differentiated indicators into the monitoring and evaluation plans.
- Develop partnerships for purposes of joint advocacy and knowledge generation, transfer and sharing.
- Enhance technical capabilities of partners and collaborators to use advanced tools and methods for gender research through training and collaborations.
- Publish research results in high-quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary journals.
- Represent IRRI at international workshops, conferences and meetings.
- Mentor young staffs and graduate students.
Deadline: March 8, 2014