Our Team

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research hires top talented individuals who are devoted to our vital cause. With the growing global population projected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050, cutting edge research is needed to produce the transformative technologies, systems, and discoveries that will feed our world and enhance our health through a sustainable and nutritious food supply. To help our global community meet this challenge, FFAR builds unique partnerships to support pivotal pieces of innovative research in food and agriculture.

Current openings at FFAR

Chief Development Officer

FFAR is seeking applications for a new role, the Chief Development Officer (CDO), to lead the Development Department during an exciting time in the organization’s history. The CDO role will build cross-sector partnerships, secure funds to meet the Foundation’s financial goals, and spearhead a major fundraising campaign to generate support for FFAR’s mission and its newly formed initiative to reverse climate change through agriculture. Download the job description for details on how to apply.

Communications and Legislative Affairs Officer

FFAR’s lively Communications and Legislative Affairs Team is looking to add a Communications Officer. The Officer amplifies FFAR’s work and accomplishments to a variety of audiences. The Communications Officer position contributes to the FFAR mission by elevating the brand, publicizing Foundation’s accomplishments and ensuring that research results are shared widely. Download the job description for more details on how to apply. Completed applications are due by April 3, 2020.

Program Manager, Agriculture-Climate Partnership

FFAR and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) seek a Program Manager with expertise in climate change as it relates to agriculture and in managing large, complex programs. FFAR and USFRA propose the Agriculture- Climate Partnership that mobilizes farmers, scientists, partner organizations and financial resources to apply innovations at scales and rates previously unimagined. The Program Manager is responsible for overseeing partnership programs to create impactful directly related to the intersection of climate change and agriculture. Download the job description for more details on how to apply.