ILRI Research Associate II Jobs 2022 Kenya

ILRI JobsILRI Research Associate II Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the ILRI is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Research Associate II position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with ILRI.

ILRI Research Associate II Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 27, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 10, 2022.

Organization Name International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 27, 2022
Closing Date May 10, 2022
Position Research Associate II
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

ILRI Research Associate II Jobs 2022

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Isiolo, Kenya.

  • Education: Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English.
  • Duty Station: Isiolo.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree with a minimum of two year experience coordinating linked human-livestock field surveys in pastoral setting in northern Kenya or Diploma in relevant field with four years of relevant experience.
  • Research experience in community level disease surveillance research projects.
  • Be registered with the Kenya Veterinary Board.
  • Experience in collecting livestock tissues including blood and swabs.
  • Ability to admnister electronic questionnaire tools.
  • Ability to package, store and ship collected samples with strict observance of cold chain.
  • Be willing to work in Isiolo County during the contract period.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure without compromising set deliverables.

Key responsibilities

  • Identify and obtain study consent from recruited households
  • Conduct face-to-face interviews with the livestock owners and fill out an electronic tool completely and accurately
  • Collect sera and tissues samples from livestock as per the study manual
  • Ensure proper documentation, packaging, and shipping of samples to the specified lab locations
  • Conduct bi-weekly calls to study households
  • Coordinate quarterly sampling visits to study households
  • Manage field supplies.
  • Treatment of study animals
  • Submit regular progress reports to the study coordinator and Principal Investigator
  • Attend all study meetings on time and report on progress of work
  • Complete any other duties assigned or delegated by Principal Investigator
  • Safely operate motorcycle/bicycle in the field and maintain the motorcycle/bicycle records
  • Diligently organize routine preventive maintenance of motorcycle and service
  • Other duties related to the study as may be assigned by the Principal Investigator

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 10, 2022.
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