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The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a nonprofit, global research organization dedicated to advancing human well-being, environmental conservation and equity.

We are looking for dynamic, innovative and proactive individuals who share our passion and commitment to professionalism, impact and collaboration.

We value diversity and invite applications from people around the globe who work well in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams, and who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

For further information on job vacancies and application requirements, please browse the job categories below to find where your qualifications and experience intersect the needs of CIFOR. Click the position title for a full position description or submit your application with a cover letter and CV now.

For information about living and working in Indonesia, visit whatsupcifor.orgwhatsupcifor

CIFOR is a CGIAR Research Center, and leads the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA). FTA is the world’s largest research for development program to enhance the role of forests, trees and agroforestry in sustainable development and food security and to address climate change.

Applications for three independent members of FTA’s Independent Steering Committee (ISC) closed on Jan. 31, 2018. The short-listing process started immediately after the closing date. The program expects to contact short-listed applicants in due course, with the terms scheduled to start on May 1, 2018.


Position title Closing date  
Scientist, Forests and Woodfuel
Based in Yaoundé, Cameroon
31 Mar-2018
Chief of Knowledge
Based in Bonn, Germany
31 Mar-2018
General Call for Applications – Science Roster
Currently no vacancies exist.
Currently no vacancies exist.
Position title Closing date  
Team Support Assistant
Based in Bogor, Indonesia
02 Mar-2018
Policy Facilitator
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia
Position title Closing date  
General Call for Applications – Consultant Roster
Based in Various locations,
Currently no vacancies exist.


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