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The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a not-for-profit scientific institution dedicated to advancing human well-being, equity and environmental integrity.

Have you got something to bring to our team? We hire dynamic, innovative and proactive individuals who share our passion and commitment to professionalism, impact and collaboration. 

We invite applications from people around the globe who work well in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams, and who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. CIFOR values diversity and aims to ensure all qualified individuals have an equal opportunity when applying for employment.

For further information on job vacancies and application requirements, browse the job categories below to find where your qualifications and experience intersect our needs. Click the position title below for a full position description and application instructions. 

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.

Call for Research Partners

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Calls for Research Partners

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CGIAR Consortium

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Global Position

International Recruited Staff (IRS)

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Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS)


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Local Position

National Recruited Staff (NRS)

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Post Doctoral Fellow

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