KMFRI Research Scientist I - Social Economics/ Economist - Jobs in Kenya

KMFRI Research Scientist I - Social Economics/ Economist - Jobs in Kenya

Research Scientist I (Social Economics/ Economist) – (Ri.11)
Duties and Responsibilities

An 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: with specialization in Economics, Development Studies or relevant Social Sciences or any other relevant disciplines from a recognized University;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Statistics, Development Studies or relevant Social Sciences or relevant equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • Proven knowledge of Economic software’s including SPSS and Stata; and
  • 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;
  • 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.
  • The Director,
  • Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
  • P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
  • Mombasa
  • Phone: 020-8021560, 020-8021561
  • Email: recruitment@kmfri.go.ke
  • 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 - Social Economics/ Economist - Jobs in Kenya

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