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The Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (PIPRA), a multi-institutional project hosted at the University of California, Davis, is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to join its Science & Technology Group. The incumbent will contribute to a project aimed at understanding the role of genetically modified (GM) food to address Global Food Security. The candidate will study adoption of GM Crops for animal feed & human food security in Honduras, as a developing country case model. The researcher will work in collaboration with IFPRI in Washington DC and Zamorano Agricultural University in Honduras. This research project involves expertise in economics, policy, and agricultural sciences to understand the social, economic, and health impact of GM corn in Honduras. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in agricultural economics with a deep understanding of plant biotechnology or related field. Evidence of proven research productivity and ability to writing is required. Travel to field sites within Honduras is required. Bilingual skills, English and Spanish, are highly desirable.
Review of applications will start March 10th, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
This postdoctoral position offers a competitive salary determined by the successful candidate's experience and full health benefits. Please send a statement describing your interests, detailed curriculum vitae, and 2-3 letters of references to Alan B. Bennett via e-mail at abbennett from ucdavis.edu<mailto:abbennett from ucdavis.edu>.
The University of California, Davis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Cecilia Chi-Ham, Ph.D.
Director Science & Technology, PIPRA
University of California
Davis, CA 95616
Tel: 530 754 6717 | Fax: 530 752 2278 | Email clchiham from ucdavis.edu<mailto:clchiham from ucdavis.edu>