The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is looking for one student assistant from preferably October 2019, to assist the CCAFS Program Management Unit at Wageningen University & Research.
CCAFS is a CGIAR research program led by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and Future Earth, hosted by Wageningen University & Research. CCAFS brings together the world’s best researchers in agricultural science, development research, climate science, and Earth System science, to identify and address the most important interactions, synergies and tradeoffs between climate change, agriculture and food security (see more information on www.ccafs.cgiar.org).
We are looking for a student assistant who will help us make CCAFS become an honest broker in the international climate debate and reach its goal of reducing poverty and malnutrition among millions of families in developing countries. The student assistant will provide assistance to the Program Management Units’ research activities and will include the following:
We expect you:
An interest in climate change, agriculture and/or international development is an asset but not a prerequisite. We offer a unique opportunity to work with—and learn about managing and communicating—high level international research in a challenging and engaging environment.
Terms of employment, working hours, salary
Starting date: 16 October 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. Working hours on average are approx. 15-20 hours per week.
The contract period will be for 1 year. Employment as student assistant is in accordance with the collective labour agreement of Wageningen University. The actual hourly wage depends on your seniority.
To be able to work as a student assistant in the Netherlands, the student needs to prove that he or she is registered at a Dutch university and has a residence and work permit in the Netherlands.
If you have any questions in relation to the position you may contact Dhanush Dinesh, Global Policy Engagement Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).