Title of Programme: Postdoctoral Fellowship at Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Kenya
Host/Provider: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Fields of Study: The fellowship is provided to study core cross-center team and be responsible for the oversight of the integration of gender into CRP6 research.
Level (Degree): Postdoctoral
Target Applicants: Students from Kenya
Education, Experience and Technical Skills
-A PhD in a field related to the subject area such as women/gender studies, development studies, sociology, anthropology and other relevant disciplines.
-Solid background in forestry, natural resources management, environmental management or related subject.
-Sound command of methods for gender analysis.
-Experience in developing, delivering and reporting training and review workshops.
-Excellent written and spoken English communication skills with demonstrated excellence in written and oral presentations.
-Knowledge of an additional second language is desirable.
-Field experience in developing countries.
-Some experience in proposal development and fundraising desirable.
Personal Attributes and Competencies
-Excellent facilitation skills.
-Excellent skills in synthesis and review.
-Demonstrated ability to take initiative and complete tasks with an attention to detail.
-Competency in personal organization, priority setting, and managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.
-Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proven ability to work collaboratively in cross-cultural contexts with other researchers and with policymakers, donors, and civil society, facilitating impact of research and capacity strengthening.
-Values the sharing of information in a collaborative atmosphere of constructive evaluation and learning.
-Willingness to travel as required.
We are looking for people who share our mission and our commitment to professionalism, innovation, impact and collaboration.
How to Apply: Online. Please send your letter of interest and CV, including contact information for three referees to: Human Resources Department, CIFOR cifor-hr-jobs-at-cgiar.org.
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