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ILRI Vacancy: Director Biosciences East and Central Africa-ILRI Hub (closing date: 21 January 2017)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a dynamic director to lead a highly successful BecA-ILRI Hub, aimed at increasing the contributions of biotechnology to Africa’s agriculture development through research and capacity building. The ideal candidate will be a citizen of an African country, has strong biotechnology credentials, worked in and for Africa, … Continue reading

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ILRI MSc Fellowship: IFAD Greening Livestock Project GF/TZ/12/004 16 (closing date: 15 January 2017)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit one MSc student for interdisciplinary natural and social science research under an IFAD-funded project entitled “Greening livestock: incentive-based climate-smart agriculture interventions for reducing the climate impact of livestock in East Africa”. The Project focuses on identifying the conditions that enable and constrain East African dairy producers … Continue reading

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ILRI MSc Fellowship: IFAD Greening Livestock Project GF/TZ/12/003 16(closing date: 15 January 2017)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit one MSc student for interdisciplinary natural and social science research under an IFAD-funded project entitled “Greening livestock: incentive-based climate-smart agriculture interventions for reducing the climate impact of livestock in East Africa”. The Project focuses on identifying the conditions that enable and constrain East African dairy producers … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy:Post-Doctoral Fellow – Cell Biologist (closing date: 15 January 2017)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Fellow – Cell Biologist to undertake in vitro assays aimed at determining the mechanism of tolerance to infection with T. parva.  These studies will complement the genomic analyses currently underway and nderstanding the mechanism of tolerance may reveal new insights into how best to … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy:Post-doctoral Scientist – Livestock Genetics/Genomics(closing date: 15 January 2017)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Post-doctoral Scientist – Livestock Genetics/Genomics to conduct research and build capacity of scientists in the region. In particular, the position will involve technical support and strengthening of the chicken genetics community of practice (CoP) established under the Africa Bioscience Challenge Fund capacity building program. ILRI … Continue reading

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ILRI Consultancy: Drafting concept notes on Youth in Livestock/Agriculture (Closing date: 9 December 2016)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a consultant to prepare two concept notes (based on existing information listed below) on youth and livestock/agriculture. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The outcomes of these research partnerships … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Program accountant- Temporary position(closing date: 9 December 2016)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Program Accountant to provide financial and budgetary support to the BecA-ILRI Hub. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The outcomes of these research partnerships help people in developing … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Scientist-Bioinformatics (closing date: 24 December 2016)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a highly motivated and outstanding experienced Bioinformatics Scientist to analyze, manage and ensure quality control of genomics and other metadata. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The outcomes of … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Post-Doctoral Scientist – Bioinformatics (closing date: 14 December 2016)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Scientist –Bioinformatics to undertake genome sequence analysis of livestock breed populations so as to identify signature of selection and adaption, in support of breeding programs. The Post-Doctoral Scientist will work with Scientists and post-graduate students at the ILRI – Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences’ … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Regional Program Leader – CCAFS (Closing date: 2 December 2016)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Regional Program Leader who will play a crucial role in research, partnership development and management in the East Africa region. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The outcomes … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Head of Business Development (open until filled)

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a dynamic Head for its Business Development initiatives. The Head of Business Development will play the lead role in ensuring that the growing demand for livestock research in developing countries is translated into new investment in ILRI’s research portfolio that builds on our strengths and partnerships. This … Continue reading

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ILRI vacancy: Senior Scientist, Lead Plant Breeder (open until filled)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit an experienced Lead Plant Breeder with solid practical experience in public and/or private sector setting. The position shall lead and manage a range of activities under the newly established Integrated Genotyping Service and Support (IGSS) at the Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub. ILRI works … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Post Doc – Molecular Biology/Virology (closing date: 17 February 2017)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Fellow – molecular biology/virology to assist in generating new vaccine candidates for African swine fever using gene editing and reverse genetics. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Communications and Knowledge Sharing Specialist (closing date: 17 February 2017)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Communications and Knowledge Sharing Specialist to work across the Africa RISING (Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation) Program and support the component projects, each of which has its own dedicated communications staff. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: ICT Endpoint Officer – Internal Advert (Closing date: 24 January 2017)

The Position: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit an ICT Endpoint Officer who will be a member of Information and Communication Technology team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. General: ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy: Consultancy – Research Finance Unit (Closing date: 23 December 2016)

The Position: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Consultant who will work as Accountant – Research Finance Unit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. General: ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The outcomes of these research partnerships … Continue reading

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ILRI Vacancy – Consultancy – General Accounting Finance Unit (Closing date: 23 December 2016)

The Position: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Consultant who will work as Accountant – General Accounting Finance Unit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. General: ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The outcomes of these research … Continue reading