CIFOR Research Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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CIFOR Research Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

CIFOR Kenya looking for “Research Assistant”.

Applicants with a Master of Science degree may apply on or before 07 January 2024.

CIFOR is a non-profit, scientific institution that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. To do so, we conduct innovative research, develop partners’ capacity, and actively engage in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people.

The CIFOR has published a job vacancy announcement on 22 December 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Research Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

CIFOR Job Vacancy 2024

Overview: To provide technical support to the Scientist/Maize Breeder in charge of line development under Eastern Africa Product Profile 2 (late maturity maize) by managing nurseries at the Kiboko research station and trials at other locations in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that nurseries are pollinated and harvested according to instructions from the Breeder.
  • Ensure shelling of inbred lines is carried out carefully to avoid seed mixtures.
  • Implement electronic data capture in all the field-testing locations using KDSmart or other appropriate applications to ensure quick turnaround.
  • Consolidate data from trials at all locations, examine data for accuracy and analyze the data in a timely manner using various software including EBS and Fieldbook.
  • Manage historical data entry into the EBS.
  • Assist M.Sc. and Ph.D. students in practical maize breeding and data analysis.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master of Science degree in Plant Breeding
  • 2-3 years’ experience in plant breeding or seed systems
  • Knowledge of MS Office Applications.
  • Valid driving license is a must.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply CIFOR Research Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 07 January 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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