KEFRI Research Scientist (Seed Science) Jobs in Kenya

KEFRI Research Scientist (Seed Science) Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participating in identification, conceptualization, formulation, development,
    implementation, designing, and monitoring of multi-disciplinary research projects/programmes in tree seed;

  • Participating in implementation of the National Tree Seed Production, Certification and Distribution Strategy;

  • Working closely with the Tree Breeders, map out and document and maintain a database on seed sources of different tree species in different regions;

  • Participating in establishment and improvement of seed sources of priority tree species;

  • Assisting in collection, analysis and management of data in seed science;

  • Assisting in writing appropriate technical reports and scientific papers including Research Notes, Technical Notes, conference papers, peer reviewed papers and dissemination materials in seed science;

  • Participating in establishment and improvement of seed stands of priority tree species;

  • Participating in proposal writing to seek for funding from within and outside the Institute;

  • Collaborate with other Scientists in the Institute and other partner institutions locally,
    regionally and internationally to implement various interdisciplinary research activities;

  • Enhancing visibility of KEFRI nationally, regionally and globally through workshops,
    conferences, webinars and other relevant platforms;

  • Assisting in provision of advisory and training services to internal and external stakeholders;

  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff and students on attachment
    in tree seed science;

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

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry, Seed Science and Technology, Botany or Natural Resource Management from a recognized Institution;

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

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

  • Valid membership to a relevant professional body will be an added advantage; and

  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KEFRI Research Scientist (Seed Science) Jobs in Kenya

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