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

Communications and Legislative Affairs Officer
FFAR’s lively Communications and Legislative Affairs Team is looking to add a Communications and Legislative Affairs Officer. The Officer amplifies FFAR’s work and accomplishments to a variety of audiences. The Communications and Legislative Affairs Team seeks creative, energetic talent to develop and execute communications strategies. The position is primarily focused on communication, with opportunities to engage in legislative strategies. Download the job description for more details on how to apply. Completed applications are due by December 13, 2019.

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.

Development Intern
FFAR Development Team is currently seeking a Development Intern. The intern position furthers FFAR’s mission by assisting with fundraising and development activities specific to climate change and agriculture. Download the job description for more details on how to apply. Completed applications are due by December 13, 2019.