CIP (http://www.cipotato.org) is a not-for-profit international agricultural research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato, and Andean roots and tubers. Its vision is of roots and tubers improving the lives of the poor.
Proactive media relations outreach, planning and relationship building to position CIP and its spokespeople in Pan-African, Regional and national broadcast, radio and print outlets, leading the conversation on roots and tubers
RESEARCH ASSISTANT – FOOD ANALYSIS The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a Research Assistant to provide technical support in the areas of analytical chemistry and food microbiology in sweetpotato roots and leaves and their processed products. The candidate should have experience in food safety, food microbiology and analytical chemistry. The candidate must also have an eye for detail, an ability to work on their own initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills and a positive attitude.The Center: CIP (www.cipotato.org) is a not-for-profit international agricultural research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato, and Andean roots and tubers. Its vision is of roots and tubers improving the lives of the poorThe Position: The Research Assistant will be based in Nairobi, Kenya, at the CIP- Sub-Saharan (CIP-SSA) Regional office.Duties and Responsibilities: This will include, but not limited to:
Analytical Chemistry, Biological Sciences or related area
The employment contract will be for a one-year term (with a three-month probation period) with the possibility of renewal, subject to availability offunding and good performance. CIP prides itself on its collegial and supportiveworking environment, which allows space for personal and professional growth.Salary and benefits will follow the CIP policies and refer to related Kenya regulations.
Interested and qualified? Go to International Potato Center career website on recruit.zohopublic.com to apply