KEFRI Assistant Laboratory Technologist(Taxonomy) Jobs in Kenya

KEFRI Assistant Laboratory Technologist(Taxonomy) Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

• Participate in species identification and naming.

• Assist in collecting, preparing, pressing and drying specimens;

• Mount herbarium voucher specimen on mounting board.

• Assist in maintaining and preserving specimens and cultures;

• Recording experimental data;

• Keeping and maintaining laboratory records;

• Train and supervise students on attachment and staff in the unit;

• Carry out demonstrations for clients and visitors;

• Assist in ensuring that all scientific work in KEFRI is performed with correctly named plants;

• Undertake vegetation surveys, tree inventory and tree labelling.

• Assist in compiling a checklists and distribution maps of tree species.

• Assist in conservation, inventory and mapping of vegetation resources;

• Participate in depositing in KEFRI herbarium; voucher specimens permitting future checking;

• Assist in maintaining and developing KEFRI herbarium;

• Assist in data collection, preparation and analyses;

• Supervise interns and students on attachment; and

• Any other duty as assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C-” (C Minus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Diploma in Applied Biology from a recognized institution;

  • Working experience in a herbarium field is an added advantage; and

  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognised institution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEFRI Assistant Laboratory Technologist (Taxonomy) Jobs in Kenya

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