Research Positions

Job Description & Qualification

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is currently recruiting for the following research positions:

• # 21-124 – Program Leader – Khartoum, Sudan – DSGD – conduct and supervise research related to agricultural development, marketing and trade, poverty reduction and nutrition, resilience and climate change, and governance and institutions as it relates to the Sudan Strategy Support Program.
• #21- 125 - Research Fellow –– Khartoum, Sudan – DSGD –conduct research related to agricultural development, food security and nutrition, economic transformation, poverty reduction, climate change and resilience in the Sudan Strategy Support Program.
• #21-129 – Research Coordinator – New Delhi, India - SAR – coordinate different projects activities involving research, capacity building, and policy outreach in the food and agricultural policy space.
• #21-130 - Associate Research Fellow – Washington, DC - DSGD – conduct research using a range of quantitative research methods, with a strong focus on economywide computable general equilibrium (CGE) modeling conducted at country and/or subnational scales.

Application Procedure

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Please complete the online application and provide a complete resume, cover letter accompanying the application should describe the candidate’s interest and any experience in these research topics, and 3 references. For more information about IFPRI, please visit our websites at

About the Organization

IFPRI provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition. IFPRI’s strategic research aims to foster a climate-resilient and sustainable food supply; promote healthy diets and nutrition for all; build inclusive and efficient markets, trade systems, and food industries; transform agricultural and rural economies; and strengthen institutions and governance. Gender is integrated in all the Institute’s work. Partnerships, communications, capacity strengthening, and data and knowledge management are essential components to translate IFPRI’s research from action to impact. The Institute’s regional and country programs play a critical role in responding to demand for food policy research and in delivering holistic support for country-led development. IFPRI collaborates with partners around the world and is a CGIAR Research Center.
IFPRI offers a multicultural, collegial research environment with competitive salary and excellent benefits. IFPRI is an international and equal opportunity organization and believes that the diversity of its staff contributes to excellence. Women and developing country professionals are encouraged to apply.

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Job ID

ID: J8995