International Potato Center Vacancy for Development and Value Chain Associate Scientist-India

International Potato Center (CIP) is looking for a creative and enthusiastic Development and Value Chain Associate Scientist who can contribute understanding and using the potential of potato markets and market-based interventions to reduce rural poverty in Assam, India.

About the role:

This position will be based in Guwahati, India and will report to the Project Manager. The selected candidate will have a deep commitment to advancing rural development with smallholders. He/she will have proven experience in designing and implementing research on markets and value chains, smallholders production systems, and small and medium rural businesses, including cooperatives and producers’ associations. Candidates with experience in gender relations and consumer-oriented research, including nutrition, will be prioritized. The candidate will work with interdisciplinary science teams at CIP’s regional office in New Delhi, India and headquarters in Lima, Peru. The work duties include frequent travel within Assam.