KEFRI Assistant Research Scientist - Tree Breeding Jobs in Kenya

KEFRI Assistant Research Scientist - Tree Breeding Jobs in Kenya

  • Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research and provide information and technologies for sustainable development of forestry and allied natural resources for socio-economic development.


  • Assisting in problem identification, formulation, development, implementation and monitoring of multi- disciplinary research projects/programmes/activities in Tree Breeding,

  • Assisting in identification, selection and development programmes for genetic improvement of various tree species;

  • Assisting in designing experiments, collecting, analyzing and managing data in Tree Breeding;

  • Assisting in data collection, analysis and management in Tree Breeding;

  • Participating in development and review of national tree improvement strategies;

  • Assist in writing appropriate technical reports and scientific papers including
    Research Notes, Technical Notes, conference papers, peer reviewed papers and dissemination materials in Tree Breeding;

  • Assisting in provision of advisory and training services;

  • Assisting in disseminating research findings;

  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff and students on attachment in Tree Breeding;

  • Participating in compiling of departmental quarterly and annual reports; and

  • Any other duty as assigned from time to time


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate „C+‟ ( plus) or its equivalent qualification;

  • At least an Upper Second Honors in Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Studies and Biology & Silviculture or equivalent from a recognized Institution; and

  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution.

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