JOE - October 2012

 
International Food Policy Research Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow - Governance for Agriculture and Rural Development (12-117)
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow - Governance for Agriculture and Rural Development (12-117)
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development

JOE ID Number: 201210_397756

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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Postdoctoral/Research Fellow for its research program on "Governance for Agriculture and Rural Development" for its Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD).

This is a two-year, fixed-term, exempt, renewable appointment based in Washington, DC.

Duties:

--Policy-Oriented Research: use cutting-edge research methods to analyze political and administrative challenges that affect agricultural and rural development in developing countries particularly in Africa and to assess governance reform strategies that aim to address these challenges. The research will cover policy processes as well as policy implementation.

--Policy Communication and Capacity-Building: participate in the development and implementation of capacity building activities in partner countries, and engage in a dialogue with stakeholders and policy-makers.

Requirements:
--Ph.D. in Political Science, Development Economics, Political Economy, Agricultural Economics, Public Policy, or related field.
--Experience in conducting empirical research on governance issues in developing countries in one or more of the following areas: political economy of development policies; policy processes, public sector governance and public sector reforms; decentralization and local governance
--Strong team-building skills.
--Ability to work across disciplines.
Application Instructions:

Go to www.ifpri.org . Click on "Careers" and "Research" to link you to Position 12-117- Postdoctoral/Research Fellow, DSG. For more information visit our www.ifpri.org. EOE

Online Application URL: http://www.ifpri.org


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