The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow for a two-year, renewable appointment for its Markets, Trade and Institutions Division. The position is based in either Washington, DC or Nairobi, Kenya, and reports to the Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division.
The Associate Research Fellow will conduct research aligned with the Markets, Trade, and Institutions divisional research portfolio with a focus on climate information services and insurance for rural households, particularly from an empirical micro-econometric perspective. The goal of the portfolio is to accelerate the adoption and impacts of innovations that can help improve climate adaptation, incomes, nutrition, social inclusion and gender equity. The researcher will primarily help design and execute lab-in-the-field experiments and impact evaluations, to help design programs and policies for scaling, and to inform cost-benefit analysis for future investment prioritization. Much of this work includes primary data collection.
Please note that Associate Research Fellow appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of three (3) years, inclusive of any approved appointment extensions.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an equal employment opportunity employer - F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.