Senior Scientist, Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) invites applications for the internationally recruited position of Senior Scientist, Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food-secure future. Please visit http://www.iita.org/ for more information on IITA.
IITA seeks to recruit a Senior Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist to provide strategic leadership, develop capacities, and undertake gender strategic and integrated research in various programs at IITA and within the One CGIAR. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with other social scientists, agronomists, crop breeders, soil scientists, and integrated pest management scientists. The successful candidate will be a member of the IITA Southern Africa Hub and Social Science and Agribusiness unit. They will report to the Director of the Southern Africa Hub and Director for Social Science and Agribusiness.