Tree Crop Analyst(s)

Deadline to Apply: 4pm CT  June 20, 2018


The Savanna Institute invites applications for one or more Tree Crop Analysts. One full-time or multiple part-time analysts will be hired, depending on the skill sets of applicants. We seek applicants who share our passion for regenerative and resilient agriculture. The Tree Crop Analyst(s) will lead an array of research and development activities related to scaling tree crop industries in the Midwest US. This position reports to the co-Executive Directors.

Hours: Full-time OR Part-time; flexible hours – indicate preference for full- or part-time in your application.

Location: Flexible within Midwest. Occasional reimbursed travel.

Rate of Pay: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Health insurance available for full-time position.

Profile: ​All qualified applicants welcome. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Degree Requirement: Bachelor's or equivalent in related field, with experience in agricultural business and food system development.

Start Date: July 1, 2018, flexible.

Job Description

  • Conduct market & supply chain research
  • Identify commercialization bottlenecks
  • Assess germplasm characteristics & scalability
  • Analyze impact investment strategies

Primary Responsibilities

  • Synthesize stakeholder knowledge
  • Prepare reports & deliver presentations
  • Write tree crop development funding proposals
  • Organize tree crop advisory committees

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