The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Malawi, is seeking two qualified candidates to serve as Research Analysts. They will be attached to IFPRI’s Malawi Strategy Support Program based in Lilongwe. Initial contracts will be for a period of one year.
Position: Research Analysts
These are primarily research positions, requiring a good understanding of agriculture and rural development, experience with quantitative methods including data collection, management of large datasets, and econometric analysis. One position will provide analytical support to IFPRI Malawi’s research theme on Strengthening Agricultural Markets and Institutions, while the other will provide analytical support to its themes on Priorities for Agricultural Investment and Social Safety Nets. They will also provide analytical support to other IFPRI research activities in Malawi as required.
Required Qualifications and Skills
Both positions will be recruited under the IITA national staff category on Pay Grade 8.
Detailed job description available here.
Applications should be submitted by email to:
Email: IITA-Malawi@cgiar.org with a copy to IFPRI-Lilongwe@cgiar.org
In the subject of your email, please specify the subject “Application for Research Analyst – IFPRI”. Applicants should provide a CV, including the names and contact details (address, phone numbers and emails) of three referees, plus a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.