KMFRI Research Scientist I - Physical Oceanography - Jobs in Kenya
KMFRI Research Scientist I - Physical Oceanography - Jobs in KenyaResearch Scientist I (Physical Oceanography) – (Ri.11)Duties and ResponsibilitiesAn officer at this grade will be required to independently initiate and implement research projects.
Duties and responsibilities at this cadre will include:- problem identification; formulating research project/ proposals; study design; Implementing research projects;
Engagement in inter-disciplinary research; preparing technical reports and scientific publications;
Using other methods to disseminate research findings in their areas of specialization; Providing guidance to junior research scientists/interns in their areas of expertise; and any other duties as may be assigned from time to time..
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C+ (Plus) or equivalent;
Bachelor’s honors degree or equivalent degree in any of the following fields: Physical Sciences/ Oceanography, or other relevant disciplines from a recognized University;
Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Physical Sciences/ Oceanography, or equivalent;
Knowledge in programming in MATLAB;
Knowledge in oceanographic instruments (Acoustic Meters, CTDs, etc) as well as oceanographic software (e.g. RDI and Nortek software) is essential;
Ready to work out of office and outside normal working hours;
Able to work on survey vessels at sea;
Evidence of engagement in community work or other related contributions;
A minimum of six (6) peer reviewed publications with at least three (3) first authorship as a Research Scientist II;
Participated in development of at least one research proposal; and
Satisfactorily served as a Research Scientist II or equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their applications both in Hard and Soft Copy with a detailed resume and copies of certificates and testimonials.
Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and sent to the address below not later than Monday 20th May 2019.
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
Phone: 020-8021560, 020-8021561
KMFRI is an Equal opportunity Employer committed to diversity, Persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.
Please visit http://www.kmfri.go.ke for more details on these advertisements.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
For more information and job application details, see; KMFRI Research Scientist I - Physical Oceanography - Jobs in Kenya
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