The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on the project “Enabling institutions and policies for sustainable climate change governance in agriculture” jointly managed with the CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) based at ICRISAT West & Central Africa Office, Bamako, Mali.
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.
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.
Deadline is May 1, 2019
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