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International Food Policy Research Institute

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Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow - Malawi (15-167)

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454799
Date Posted: 11/15/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow - Malawi (15-167)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Lilongwe, MALAWI
JEL Classifications:
O1 -- Economic Development
O5 -- Economywide Country Studies
Economics, Agricultural Economics, Malawi
Full Text of JOE Listing:

IFPRI seeks a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow for its country strategy program in Malawi.

The Malawi country strategy program aims to enhance capacity for evidence-based policy making in the areas of agriculture, food security, and nutrition. It supports research and capacity strengthening for the implementation of Malawi’s national agricultural development strategies. It addresses policy effectiveness and coherence within the agricultural sector as well as between the agricultural sector and other sectors key to economic growth, poverty reduction, and food security. Key research and capacity strengthening activities will be carried out with key agricultural sector stakeholders, Malawian research institutes, and selected private sector and nongovernmental organizations.

Approximately 30% of the job will be program management and 70% will be research, capacity-building, and policy communication and outreach activities. The Fellow will complete research projects, publish papers/books, and participate in various conferences, policy advisory forums, and capacity strengthening training programs

• PhD in Economics, Agricultural Economics or related field.
• Seven years of post-PhD research and outreach experience in agricultural policy issues, with internationally recognized publications.
• Experience in policy making and strong team-building and networking skills.
• Experience in fundraising
• Experience supervising staff
• Knowledge and experience working in Africa.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:

Go to . Click on “Jobs” and “Research Positions” to link you to Position # 15-167 – Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow, DSGD. Please complete on-line application, including a complete curriculum vitae and a detailed letter of interest. Also complete section providing 3 references.

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