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February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

International Food Policy Research Institute

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Associate Research Fellow / Research Fellow Ghana - DSGD (#17-108)

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457663
Date Posted: 03/20/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Research Fellow / Research Fellow Ghana - DSGD (#17-108)
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Accra, GHANA
JEL Classifications:
O5 -- Economywide Country Studies
Q1 -- Agriculture
Keywords:
Agricultural Economics, Economics, Agriculture, Ghana
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks an Associate Research Fellow or Research Fellow to work under Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP) for a two-year, fixed-term, renewable appointment based in Accra, Ghana . The program has a focus on strategy and policy issues in relation to agriculture, the food system, rural change, and poverty reduction.

Duties:
a) Conducting research, policy advice, capacity strengthening and policy communications in Ghana on the strategic issues of agricultural and rural development and poverty reduction, and

b) Support the GSSP leader to coordinate IFPRI’s country strategy program. The Fellow would be responsible for timely completion of research projects, actively publish papers/books, and participate in various conferences, policy advisory forums, and capacity strengthening training programs.


Requirements:
• PhD in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Public Policy or related field
• Experience in research on policy issues, related to agricultural production, natural resources, the roles of the state, civil society, and markets and trade
• Knowledge and experience working in Africa
• Survey design and field data collection experience desired
• Ability to publish in high-ranking peer-reviewed journals
• Ability to multi-task and effectively work with minimal supervision
• Ability to travel extensively
• Excellent interpersonal skills.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Please complete on-line application, including a complete curriculum vitae and a detailed letter of interest. Also complete section providing 3 references.