2 Research Vacancies in Mexico with CIMMYT

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 15:30

There are currently several research vacancies at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico:

Ex Ante Impact Specialist

Location: Mexico

We are seeking an experienced, pro-active, and results-oriented scientist to develop and implement a strategic research agenda around the ex ante impacts of maize and wheat innovations. CIMMYT’s Research-for-Development (R4D) aims to improve the livelihoods of poor maize and wheat farmers and consumers across the developing world in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The position focuses on developing and using ex ante analysis tools to help assess the likely impacts of selected current and future maize and wheat innovations and thereby help prioritize and guide R4D investments for maximum impact for CIMMYT and the MAIZE and WHEAT Consortium Research Programs. The position contributes to and draws on the experiences of a large multi-disciplinary R4D team working for CIMMYT across the target continents. You will work as a member of CIMMYT’s Socio-Economics Program in close collaboration with CIMMYT’s other programs and with local and international partners.

The position will preferably be based in Mexico at CIMMYT’s headquarters (located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico) or another relevant CIMMYT regional office location. CIMMYT is the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries.

Senior Foresight Specialist

Location: Mexico

We are seeking an experienced, pro-active, and results-oriented senior scientist to develop and lead CIMMYT’s Foresight research portfolio. CIMMYT’s Research-for-Development (R4D) aims to improve the livelihoods of poor maize and wheat farmers and consumers across the developing world in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The position focuses on developing and using applied foresight tools to help prioritize and guide R4D investments for maximum impact for CIMMYT and the MAIZE and WHEAT Consortium Research Programs. The position contributes to and draws on the experiences of a large multi-disciplinary R4D team working for CIMMYT across the target continents. You will work as a member of CIMMYT’s Socio-Economics Program in close collaboration with CIMMYT’s other programs and with local and international partners.

The position will be based in Mexico at CIMMYT’s headquarters (located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico). CIMMYT is the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries.

See other job opportunities with CIMMYT on their website.


Photo of Maize harvest at Tlaltizapán, Mexico by CIMMYT on Flickr.

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