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

Scientific Program Director, Digital Agriculture/Data Science
FFAR’s Scientific Team is looking for a Scientific Program Director with expertise in digital agriculture, i.e. data science pertaining to agriculture. The Scientific Program Director will be responsible for developing public/private partnerships to create a portfolio of innovative research and training grants programs in this burgeoning field. A successful candidate should have training and/or experience that can be applied to programs across multiple FFAR challenge areas. Download the job description for more details on how to apply.

Scientific Program Officer
FFAR’s Scientific Programs Team is looking for a Scientific Program Officer. The Officer will focus on program creation and development for the Urban Food Systems and Health-Agriculture Nexus Challenge Areas. Download the job description for more details on how to apply.

Development Associate

FFAR’s Development Team is looking for a Development Associate. The Development Associate will work with the Director of Development to provide a high level of administrative and organizational support, with elements of project management and collaborative interaction with members of FFAR’s Communication, Scientific and Administrative departments. Download the job description for more details on how to apply.