Open Vacancies

Due Date: October 30, 2020
Washington D.C. | Due: 10/30/20

FEWS NET’s Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks applications from qualified and experienced professionals to fill one full-time Food Security Analyst position in Washington D.C.

​The Food Security Analysts work closely with other FEWS NET EWT colleagues in the home, regional, and field offices to accomplish the DSG’s two primary objectives: 1) facilitate development and communication of timely, high-quality, actionable decision support at the country, regional, and global levels and 2) build FEWS NET staff and partners' food security analysis and strategic communications capacity.

The minimum qualifications for this position include:
- Fluency in English and working professional fluency in Spanish required; working professional proficiency in French is preferred
- Graduate degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography. Significant, directly related professional experience can substitute for education experience
- At least three years of relevant experience, preferably with experience living and working in a region or country in which FEWS NET field staff work

Please refer to and view the full job description by clicking on the "Read More" button below. Interested candidates should apply to the Food Security Analyst position at by October 30, 2020.


The Famine Early Warning Systems Network is a leading provider of early warning and analysis on food insecurity. Created by USAID in 1985 to help decision-makers plan for humanitarian crises, FEWS NET provides evidence-based analysis on approximately 30 countries. Implementing team members include NASA, NOAA, USDA, USGS, and CHC-UCSB, along with Chemonics International Inc. and Kimetrica.
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Link to United States Agency for International Development (USAID)Link to the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) FEWS NET Data PortalLink to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Link to National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth ObservatoryLink to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service, Climage Prediction CenterLink to the Climate Hazards Center - UC Santa BarbaraLink to KimetricaLink to Chemonics