Post level: Internationally Recruited Staff
Type of contract: Fixed term contract
Language(s) required: English (native/fluent writing and oral skills)
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
WorldFish is an international, non-for-profit research organization that works to reduce hunger, malnutrition and poverty by improving fisheries and aquaculture. With a 45-years track record of leading-edge science, WorldFish generates research evidence and innovations to inform sustainable practices and inclusive policies that enable better livelihoods and healthier diets for millions of poor people, particularly women, who depend on fish for food, nutrition and income. WorldFish is a member of CGIAR , the world’s largest global partnership on agriculture research and innovation for a food secure future. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia and with regional offices across Africa, Asia and the Pacific, WorldFish leads the cross-disciplinary CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH).
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Post-doctoral Fellow/Scientist, Aquaculture and Livelihoods will join our Partnership for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste Phase 2 (PADTL2) project team, partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Timor-Leste with a focus of improving nutrition outcomes of fish for vulnerable people and populations. The incumbent will work with interdisciplinary team of experts including aquaculture, value chain and markets, and nutrition scientists to develop research approaches, programs and policy recommendations with a particular focus on integration of fish production into livelihood systems, the flow of benefits from diverse fish production systems, and the factors enabling and limiting availability, accessibility and consumption of fish in Timor-Leste.
The successful candidate will be responsible to:
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Desired Skills and Qualifications
Salary amp; Benefits
This is an Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS), based at WorldFish Timor Leste office, with annual basic salary range as shown below:
In addition, WorldFish IRS shall receive comprehensive benefits including (but not limited to) housing allowance*, relocation and repatriation assistance*, dependent education allowance*, home leave entitlement*, comprehensive insurance coverage for staff and eligible dependents, and pension/provident fund contribution.
Note: Items marked * are not applicable to staff recruited as Home Country Internationals (nationals of the country of posting). All benefits are subject to terms and conditions.
The position will be based in Dili, Timor Leste. Interviews are expected to be held in April 2021 and only shortlisted candidate will be notified and expected to attend the interview. The virtual interview will consist on a short presentation followed by an interview. The successful candidate should be available to commence as soon as possible for an initial of a fixed term contract up until 31 March 2023, with the possibility of contract renewal depending on performance and funding situation. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest but only short-listed candidates will be notified.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online latest by 31 March 2021:
Screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.
WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.
People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.
We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage qualified women and men from developing nations to apply.