The Senior Scientist will design, lead and publish innovative, impactful, high-quality strategic research for development in the area of market development that is gender (and youth) inclusive and pro-poor. As a part of a larger interdisciplinary team, the Senior Scientist will also play a critical role in ensuring effective gender-market integration in FISH. In conjunction with innovations in the areas of market linkages, farmers’ groups, and entrepreneurship, this will include design and testing of gender transformative approaches. This cutting-edge work represents a key component of the dynamic CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH).
The Senior Scientist will undertake this interdisciplinary work through close collaboration with, and support to, WorldFish country projects teams and partners, as well to the WorldFish Gender Research Leader. This position will be focused on a select set of aquaculture and markets research for development projects. The primary geographical focus will be within and across Bangladesh, Egypt and Nigeria.