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.

Development Research Analyst and Writer Officer
FFAR’s Development Team is looking for a Development Research Analyst and Writer Officer.
The Officer will play an active, cross-functional role in managing a vibrant development program and producing research and fundraising materials as a member of a team of seasoned development professionals. Download the job description for more details on how to apply.

Scientific Programs Program Assistant
FFAR’s Scientific Programs Department is looking for a Program Assistant. The Program Assistant will execute a variety of administrative tasks in support of the Scientific Programs department. Download the job description for more details on how to apply.

Scientific Programs Program Associates
FFAR’s Scientific Programs Department is looking for two Program Associates, one will report to Director of the Advanced Animal Systems Challenge Area, and the other to the Director of the Urban Food Systems Challenge Area. Program Associates assist the Program Directors with program management. Download the job description for more details on how to apply.