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We hire talented individuals committed to building public-private partnerships and supporting audacious research that addresses the biggest challenges in food and agriculture.

We hire talented individuals committed to building public-private partnerships and supporting audacious research that addresses the biggest challenges in food and agriculture.

Current Openings

Executive Director

The executive director is accountable for ensuring the Foundation’s financial and fiscal sustainability; working with the board to assess and execute long-term strategic goals, maintaining and enhancing relationships with key stakeholders such as Congress; and developing research and scientific workforce initiatives. This person will attract, develop and retain a high-performing team for the future and grow the recognition and impact of FFAR by participating in public-facing events. The executive director will also build upon FFAR’s pioneering culture of audacity, collaboration, rigor and agility, both internally and across the field externally, to address challenges in agriculture, food sourcing, water quality and beyond.

This position reports to the FFAR board of directors. Direct reports for this position include FFAR’s six scientific program directors, the chief operating officer and the chief development officer. Other key relationships include Congress and other governing agencies as well as public and private funders.

Executive Director Position Description

Finance & Accounting Officer

We are seeking a finance & accounting officer to join our growing Operations Team. The officer focuses on timely and accurate financial operations while maintaining strong financial controls and ensuring disbursements align with FFAR’s budget. This position requires excellent interpersonal and accounting skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines..

Finance & Accounting Officer Position Description

Events & Planning Officer

We are seeking an events & planning officer to support our Development Team in external prospecting, cultivation and stewardship efforts. The officer is responsible for conceptualizing, planning and executing all of FFAR’s external and internal events.

Events & Planning Officer

Development Associate

We are seeking a development associate to join the growing development team during an exciting time in the organization’s history. This position plays an important role in providing organizational and administrative support, facilitating the giving process and the creation of public-private partnerships.

Development Associate Position Description

Scientific Program Associate

We are seeking a scientific program associate to work on our Sustainable Water Management and Next Generation Crop Challenge Areas. This position requires a desire to learn more about innovative food and agriculture research, excellent interpersonal and writing skills, a high level of focus and an ability to work under tight deadlines.

Scientific Program Associate Position Description

AgMission/Scientific Program Assistant

The AgMission program assistant provides FFAR’s scientific team with a range of high-level administrative support including assisting with scheduling and planning stakeholder events. We are seeking a highly organized multi-tasker who works well under tight deadlines and has strong interpersonal skills.

AgMission/Scientific Program Assistant Description

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