The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Scientist – Germplasm Health to provide support to implement Germplasm Health Unit activities under the Genebank Platform.
ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org
The scientist would be part of a team working with forage genetic resources conservation and carry out activities related to germplasm health and post-entry quarantine of forage germplasm and who will specifically:
Post location: The position will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Position level: The position level is 4C.
Duration: 3 years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and continued funding.
Benefits: ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes 15% Pension, Medical insurance, Life insurance and allowances for: Education, Housing, Relocation, Home leave, Annual holiday entitlement of 30 days + public holidays.
Applicants should send a cover letter and CV explaining their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through the link below on or before 17 January 2018. The position title and reference number GHS/11/2017 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.We thank all applicants for their interest in working for ILRI. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Interested and qualified? Go to International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) career website on ilri.simplicant.com to apply