Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org
We are seeking an outstanding, motivated candidate for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow in Wheat Physiology. The position offers a career opportunity for a researcher interested in wheat research with impact in Mexico. The successful candidate will work in the Global Wheat Program as a member of the Wheat Physiology team. This position will contribute to collaborative activities with the Bread Wheat Breeding team and Mexican partners including national programs and seed producers. In addition, the successful candidate will conduct studies related with lodging resistance traits characterizing improved germplasm and genetic resources.
This position is based at CIMMYT Headquarters located in Texcoco, Mexico.
Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:
The position is for an initial fixed-term for tow (2) years, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds. CIMMYT’s internationally competitive salary and benefits include housing allowance, car, comprehensive health and life insurance, assistance for children’s education, paid vacation, annual airfare, contribution to a retirement plan, and generous assistance with relocation shipment.
Candidates must apply here for 16845 Post-Doctoral Fellow in Wheat Physiology. Screening and follow up of applications will begin on Monday, 2nd January 2017. Incomplete applications (CV and Cover Letter) will not be taken into consideration. For further information on the selection process, please contact Enrique Martinez, at email@example.com.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
This position will remain open until filled.
CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.