PhD in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, Pubic Policy, Social Science or closely related field. · Demonstrated research experience in policy analysis and policy recommendations. · Demonstrated ability to perform critical analyses of own as well as existing research · Experience in developing, managing and/or reporting on project budgets. · Willingness to travel extensively as required · Excellent written and spoken English communication skills with demonstrated excellence in written and oral presentations. · Demonstrated computer literacy (PC and Microsoft Applications). · Postdoctoral Fellow o Demonstrated capacity to produce good publications record in peer-reviewed journals. o Demonstrated experience in effective interactions in a multicultural setting with other researchers and collaborators. · For research fellow position, o 3-7 years of post PhD experience gained in relevant employment. o Good publications record in peer-reviewed journals. o Demonstrated experience in effective interactions in a multicultural setting with other researchers and with policymakers, donors, and civil society, facilitating impact of research & capacity strengthening o Demonstrated interaction and participation in professional networks in economics or related field. o Experience in identifying funding prospects and developing project proposals. o Experience supervising and/or coordinating research support staff desirable.
Scholarship Deadline: 23-10-2011