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Postdoctoral Fellow

4 Years
Posted on 11 Apr 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 01 May 19
The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow

Project “Enabling institutions and policies for sustainable climate change governance in agriculture” 

Essential Qualifications and Skills: PhD in agricultural science, environmental science, social science, policy or related discipline with experience in designing, planning, implementing and monitoring projects in agricultural/environmental policies;Knowledge of the geopolitical context of the West African region; Capacity to build and maintain effective working relations with national/local authorities, relevant institutions, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations; Excellent communication skills in French and English; Demonstrated excellent writing skills, and ability to write synthesis reports as well as to publish in peer reviewed international journals;Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks with diverse multidisciplinary and multicultural teams; Willingness to travel widely and work with the governments of the West African region. 

Desirable: Experience in promoting South-South cooperation in science policy and capacity building at the national and regional level is desirable. 
The Reward:

This is a Post-Doctoral Fellowship [PDF] position for a period of two years, extendable by 1 year depending on performance of the incumbent and funding availability.

Job Type

Interview Type

Face to Face Interview

How to apply
Applicants should apply on or before 01st May 2019 with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience.
Company Description
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.
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