The Africa Rice Center Research Position for Weed Science (Work In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

Research Assistant for Weed Science

Course(s) Offered: Agricultural Sciences
Course Level: Graduate Research
Provider: The Africa Rice Center
Country to Study in: Tanzania

Scholarship Description
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is a leading pan-African rice research organization committed to improving livelihoods in Africa through strong science and effective partnerships.

Africa Rice Center seeks a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Research Assistant for Weed Science at the General Support Staff (GSS) level at its regional East and Southern Africa station, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania).

The successful candidate will have:
  • An MSc. degree in agricultural sciences (preferably in weed sciences, botany or agronomy);
  • Experience in design and implementation of experimental research, farmer surveys or farmer participatory approaches;
  • Proven knowledge and experience in integrated crop management or weed science;
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis of research data and experience in working with statistical software packages (such as Genstat);
  • Ability to work under pressure, and to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment requiring good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Capacity to conduct independent work and produce reliable results &
  • A high degree of professional motivation, flexibility, initiative, drive, reliability and willingness to learn and develop new skills
Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY countries

Participating Institutions
Regional East and Southern Africa station, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)

Fields of study
Weed Science. Successful candidate would function at General Support Staff (GSS) level

Number of awards
Only one is expected

Sponsorship duration
Sponsorship would cover entire period of research

Scholarship benefits
Inquire from The Africa Rice Center

Method of Application
To apply, you will need to visit the official website to download complete information on this research post (see link to it below)

Applications must be postmarked October, 14 2011

The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is an association of 24 African member states and one of the 15 international Centers supported by the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR).

Application Deadline: 14 October 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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