Visiting Researcher – Mitigate + Initiative

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About the position
We seek a highly skilled, motivated, and experienced candidate to join our team as a Visiting Researcher
in the Performance, Innovation, and Strategic Analysis for Impact (PISA) unit. The successful candidate will
play a key role in data management and analysis and will contribute to the preparation of a peer-reviewed
article. Under the Low Emission Food Systems Initiative, in collaboration with the Global Research Alliance
on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases and the Ryan Institute at the University of Galway, we are conducting a
study to inform and support climate-change capacity development programs to better understand, reflect
on, and challenge gender norms and roles affecting young women and men, which may limit their ability
to engage in climate action training programs or derive the most benefit and impact from such
We seek students enrolled in a M.Sc. program in the field of social sciences (anthropology, sociology,
economics, or related fields), with experience in managing and analyzing data, and with technical writing
Key Responsibilities
Participate in (online) team meetings.
Manage (includes organizing and cleaning) two datasets and lead the analysis of these data
according to the study design.
Generate output tables to foster discussion and further guide the analysis. Data will be analyzed
mostly using descriptive statistics, and qualitative analysis. Conduct in-depth analysis (e.g.,
multivariate regressions) if needed.
Review literature related to gender research (including inequalities women face), capacity-
developing programs, climate change, and other topics deemed relevant to the study, and
consolidate this in a folder.
Contribute in the preparation of a draft peer-reviewed article.



Required qualifications and experience.
Students enrolled in the field of anthropology, sociology, economics, agricultural economics, or
related fields, at the master’s level.
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite software programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and
Outlook) and statistical software (R, Stata, etc.)
Demonstrable experience producing technical reports. Publications in peer-reviewed journals will
be an advantage.
Proficiency in English.
Experience in gender research in agriculture will be an advantage.
Experience in climate change action research will be an advantage.
Ability to work collaboratively but also independently, in a multidisciplinary environment with
multicultural teams.
Results orientated, have initiative and capacity to innovate, continuous learning.
Effective communication, both orally and in writing.



This is an internationally recruited position. The Visiting Researcher will be linked to this position for 6
months or until December 2024, whichever comes first. The selected individual will receive a monthly
stipend for his/her expenses.
The Alliance Bioversity International – CIAT offers a multicultural and academic research environment. We
are an institution that believes diversity contributes to excellence, promotes equal opportunities, and
therefore does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, identity, sexual orientation,
nationality, ethnicity, age, marital status, or any other personal characteristic.
Interested students are invited to submit their curriculum vitae and a one-page recommendation letter
from a professor. All correspondence should be addressed to Karen Camilo ( by May
24, 2024. The subject line of the email should clearly indicate: “Application: Visiting Researcher-Mitigate+
Initiative”. If you have questions, please contact Karen Camilo.
To learn more about the Alliance, you can visit:


Palmira, Colombia
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