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Associate Scientist



4 days ago

Job Description

Specific duties will include: Design and conduct research to identify and understand barriers to women’s adoption of stress-tolerant maize varieties. Based on research findings, develop and test innovative strategies and modalities for improving women farmers’ access to and use of stress-tolerant maize varieties.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, including strategic thinking and ability to present coherent and convincing analyses to different audiences

Education + Experience

  1. PhD in social sciences, e
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  3. sociology, anthropology, feminist economics or related fields from a recognized university and with a strong focus on gender and/or social inclusion-exclusion
  4. Strong theoretical and methodological background in research related to gender and social inclusion