|Title||Post Doctoral Fellow, Research Fellow|
|Reference Code||T2S2012/F06/027 (IFPRI Job Code: 10-154)|
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
|Last Date to Apply||13/07/2012|
New Delhi, India
IFPRI is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) or Research Fellow (RF) for a two year, fixed term, renewable, exempt appointment for its office in New Delhi. This position is based at IFPRI-New Delhi located in India, but would involve travel to any of the countries in which IFPRI carries out its research. The final grade level will be determined by demonstrated experience and track record of publications.
Please note that Post Doctoral Fellow appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of three years, inclusive of any approved appointment extensions.
The PDF/RF will make assessment of food, policy and its implications on poverty and nutritional security in South Asia. South Asia is the home of the largest number of poor and hungry people in the world. Research needs to be focused on the linkages between performance in agriculture and its impact on poverty. The initial focal countries would be India, Nepal and Bangladesh, but will expand to other countries of south Asia. The researcher needs to develop a comprehensive conceptual framework, bring clarity in the methods to empirically map the linkages between agriculture, poverty and nutrition.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
|About the Organization||
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an international agricultural research center founded in the early 1970s to improve the understanding of national agricultural and food policies to promote the adoption of innovations in agricultural technology. IFPRI seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty, and is one of 15 centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), an alliance of 64 governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations.
IFPRI carries out food policy research and disseminates it through hundreds of publications, bulletins, conferences, and other initiatives. For more information about the company, visit www.ifpri.org.
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Food Policy, Analysis, Research Fellow, Agriculture, Nutrition, Food Security
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