The Position: The Research Associate will be expected to support in leading field activities with partners to support potato seed system development and potato production. Focus areas include apical cuttings and new varieties of potato, and technically backstopping nurseries and seed business producing and using apical cuttings, respectively. The Research Associate is to have expertise in potato agronomy, seed production and nursery management to produce apical cuttings. Maintaining partnerships in all activities is key applying to all responsibilities.
This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and report to the Senior Scientist.
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What are the conditions?
The position is Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position limited to Kenya nationals and permanent residents only. The employment contract will be for 5 months (with a 3-month probation period), possibility of renewal, subject to availability of funding. Any offer made with regards to this vacancy is conditional to the formal award of the grant.
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