The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future. IITA established its office in Malawi in 1987 and is located at Chitedze Agriculture Research Station where is conducts a number of research activities.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is now inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the following position:
Position : Research Associate (Adoption, Impacts, and Markets)
Location : Lilongwe
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Research Associate to support IITA’s research and capacity building efforts in the areas of agricultural technology adoption, impact assessment, and markets and value chains. The Associate will work as a member of the social science and agribusiness research team in Southern Africa based in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Under the guidance of the senior agricultural economist, the successful candidate will be involved in the following socio-economics research and capacity strengthening activities.
Required Qualifications and Skills
How to Apply
Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae with the names and addresses of three professional referees (including e-mail addresses) by email to:
or by post to:
The Station Administrator,
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA),
Chitedze Research Station, Off Mchinji Road,
P.O. Box 30258,
Lilongwe 3, Malawi.
Closing Date 15th June, 2018
IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
8th of June, 2018 6:28:11 am
Employment Type: Full-time
Job deadline: 15th June, 2018
Company: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITALog in to apply