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Senior Scientist, Sustainable Food Systems

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International Center for Tropical Agriculture - CIAT | Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
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International Center for Tropical Agriculture - CIAT


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Published 18 days ago

Start Date

August 1, 2019

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019


Position Description

The position is a key member of the global team for CIAT’s Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) program, while also providing regional leadership to the research-for-development agenda in Asia. Reporting to CIAT’s SFS Program Leader (headquarters in Colombia) and to the Director for Asia (Hanoi, Vietnam).


Responsibilities

·        Provide overall leadership to the Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) research theme in Asia, including management of the regional team.

·        Serve as core member and research specialist in CIAT’s global team for the SFS program.

·        Lead in the planning and conduct, as well as in publishing of outputs, for SFS collaborative research and capacity building in target countries of Asia.

·        Represent CIAT Asia in key partnership platforms and external knowledge-sharing events.

·        Coordinate SFS efforts for proposal development and resource mobilization.

Position Description

The position is a key member of the global team for CIAT’s Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) program, while also providing regional leadership to the research-for-development agenda in Asia. Reporting to CIAT’s SFS…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • Doctorate (PhD) Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Ability to clearly communicate complex issues and concepts to diverse audiences; excellent English writing and speaking skills, and proficiency in any languages used in the region is a plus.


Ability to clearly communicate complex issues and concepts to diverse audiences; excellent English writing and speaking skills, and proficiency in any languages used in the…

How To Apply

Terms of Appointment

The position is internationally recruited and will be based at the CIAT Asia regional office in Hanoi, Vietnam. Initial contract will be for two (2) years, subject to a probation period of six (6) months, and is renewable depending on performance and availability of resources.


CIAT offers a multi-cultural, collegial research environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits. CIAT is an equal opportunity employer, and strives for staff diversity in gender and nationality.


Applications

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above position as per the key responsibilities and required qualifications, together with a detailed curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of three referees knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. All correspondence should be addressed to the CIAT Human Resources Office to Mr. Tomas Solis (t.solis@cgiar.org) and should clearly indicate “Scientist, Sustainable Food Systems (Asia)” in the subject line.


Terms of Appointment

The position is internationally recruited and will be based at the CIAT Asia regional office in Hanoi, Vietnam. Initial contract will be for two (2) years…

Location

Hanoi, Hanoi, VN
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