KEFRI Research Scientist (General Forestry) Jobs in Kenya

KEFRI Research Scientist (General Forestry) Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist in problem identification and analysis;

• Assist in planning and over-seeing field work, and acting as in-field leader for foresters and technicians.

• Assist in developing and coordinating multi-disciplinary research on ecosystem-based management, land-use, biodiversity and climate change;

• Assist in studying and analyzing the relationships among plants, animals and land, as well as the effects of humans on dryland forests resources;

• Assist in identifying knowledge gaps in ecology for specific forest ecosystems and developing strategies/technologies to mitigate the gaps in order to improve their ecological integrity;

• Assist in capturing, processing and analyzing data;

• Assist in compiling technical reports and findings;

• Participate in open/field days, seminars and short courses on research practice;

• Supervising students on attachments and mentoring of junior staff; and

• Any other duty as assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate ‘C+’ (C plus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • At least an Upper Second Honors in Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;

  • Should have written at least two (2) technical reports/ papers;

  • Working experience in the same field is an added advantage;

  • Being a member of a professional body will be an added advantage;

  • A team player, good in communication and report writing; and

  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEFRI Research Scientist (General Forestry) Jobs in Kenya

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