The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the International Institute of Tropical (IITA) are leading a multi-institutional initiative to develop the Congo Basin Institute (CBI), which is a model for how universities, NGOs, and private business can partner in international development. The CBI’s mission is to find integrative breakthrough solutions that conserve the environment and meet the vital needs of the developing world.
The CBI invites applications for a Research Fellow position for its Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), a UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Collective Fund project. The candidate will be based out of the IITA/CBI Campus in Yaoundé and should have an excellent foundation in the theory and methods of the ecological costs and benefits of trade in internationally-traded agricultural commodities as well as experience in applied analysis of agricultural, agribusiness, and/or resource economics problems. The successful applicant will be a member of GCRF’s multi-institutional team in Central Africa.
Deadline for application is 31 August.
For more information about this position and how to apply, please download the vacancy description.