The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Assistant to support surveillance programme for zoonoses across the animal health sectors and targeted zoonotic pathogens. S/he will work within the ZooLinK suite of projects based in Busia, Western Kenya.
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
Terms of Appointment
These are Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position; based at Busia, Kenya and open to Kenyan nationals only. The position is on a 2-year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding.
This position is job level 2B, ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; pension, medical and other insurances for ILRI’s Nationally Recruited Staff.
How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing 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 by clicking on the "Apply Now" tab above before 23 May 2018. The position title and reference number REF: RA/05/18 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.
ILRI does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). ILRI also does not concern itself with information on applicants' bank accounts.
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ILRI is an equal opportunity employer.