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JOB OPPORTUNITY: GLOBAL COORDINATOR FOR THE HEAD AND DROUGHT WHEAT IMPROVEMEMENT CONSORTIUM (HeDWIC)

 

The development of a global consortium (Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium – HeDWIC) has been initiated and a business case for additional investment is almost finalised. HeDWIC is a part of the Adaptation of Wheat to Abiotic Stresses Expert Working Group of the Wheat Initiative.

We are looking for the Secretariat of the Wheat Initiative in Berlin-Dahlem: A global coordinator for the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium available immediately for up to three years.

The Coordinator will report to the HeDWIC Steering Committee and be responsible for establish-ing HeDWIC as a global research program drawing in support and funds for diverse sources. S/he will ensure the effective operation of HeDWIC including development of reports, funding applications, and communication and promotional materials. The Coordinator will arrange regu-lar face-to-face and video meetings with partners and sponsors.

To view further details regarding this position, please refer to the files attached to this announcement. For your convenience, we have included all relevant information in English and in German.

English HedWIC Application
German HeDWIC Application

To apply, please submit your complete application including an application letter and CV in English, quoting the reference number B-WI-Int.Koord. 01/19 by 17th May 2019 to:

Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen
Hauptverwaltung
Königin-Luise-Straße 19
14195 Berlin