JOE - December 2012

 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Postdoctoral/Research Fellow - Nigeria Strategy Support Program (11-191)
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral/Research Fellow - Nigeria Strategy Support Program (11-191)
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Abuja, other, Nigeria
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
O1 -- Economic Development
Q1 -- Agriculture
Deadline Date: 12/2012

JOE ID Number: 201212_398328

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Postdoctoral/ Research Fellow for a two (2) year, renwable appointment for its Development Strategy and Governance Division. The position is based in Abuja, Nigeria and is under IFPRI's Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP), which focuses on strategy and policy issues in relation to agriculture, the food system, rural change, and poverty reduction in Nigeria.

Duties:
--Conducting research and analysis related to agriculture policy.
--Strengthening capacity through research collaboration and training events.
--Developing and overseeing individual work plans and managing or coordinating research projects.
--Developing or assisting in the development of research funding proposals and preparing donor reports.
--Maintaining a high level of research output for publication outlets.
--Creating linkages to external collaborators and research groups.

Requirements:
--PhD in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, Public Policy, or related field.
--Demonstrated research experience in policy analysis and recommendations.
--Demonstrated ability to perform critical analyses
--Experience in developing, managing and/or reporting on project budgets.
--Willingness to travel extensively.
--Excellent written and spoken English skills
--Demonstrated computer literacy, familiar with popular econometric software
Application Instructions:

Go to www.ifpri.org . Click on "Careers" and "Research" to link you to the above position. Please indicate if you plan to attend the 2013 AEA annual conference.

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

Note: This employer requires online Application.

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