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News Position announcement – postdoctoral fellow in integrated water resources management

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) are international non-profit research and capacity building institutions supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

IWMI and ILRI jointly seek an innovative, self-motivated, scientifically outstanding, and highly competent candidate for a postdoctoral fellow position in integrated water resources management. The successful candidate will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and will work under the overall guidance of ILRI and report to the scientist responsible for livestock-water productivity and the project leader.

Responsibilities: The postdoctoral fellow will work in the project: ‘Improving Water Productivity of Crop- Livestock Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa’. This project looks at optimizing productive use of water to increase incomes and improve the environment, within crop-livestock systems in the semi-arid areas of Southern Africa and the Blue Nile basin.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, please forward an application, resume, list of publications, and the names and addresses (e-mail, telephone and fax) of three referees to

Applications will be accepted until 4 July 2007.

For further information on IWMI – ILRI –

IWMI is an equal opportunity employer and is keen to further diversify its staff in terms of both gender and nationality.

Contact information The project leader Dr. Tilahun Amede - INTERNATIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE P.O. Box 2075, Colombo, Sri Lanka (email:
Phone: +251-11-6463215, ext. 2217
News type Vacancies
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Source of information SciDev.Net
Geographical coverage International, Ethiopia
News date 11/06/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH