13 Research Scientists Jobs in Kenya (Seed Science)

Research Scientist (Seed Science) (13 Posts)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in research problem identification that address provisioning of quality tree seed;
  • Participate in conceptualization, formulation, design and implementation of multidisciplinary research projects in Seed Science;
  • Undertake research in Seed Science;
  • Verify results of seed quality tests and compile reports;
  • Publish and disseminate research findings;
  • Ensure cleanliness and safety in the laboratory and safe disposal of waste;
  • Identification of consumables required for undertaking seed quality assurance and research and assisting in their procurement;
  • Supervise and mentor junior staff, interns, students on attachment;
  • Host technical and non-technical visitors;
  • Prepare and sign KEFRI staff performance contract with your supervisor;
  • Participate in implementing relevant ISO standards in Research and Development; Participate in compilation of departmental quarterly and annual reports; and
  • Any other duty as assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate ‘C+’ (C plus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry, Natural Resources Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • A team player, good in communication and report writing; and
  • Certificate in Computer Application

How to Apply

Online Application

Hard copy applications

  • IN ADDITION to the online application, it is MANDATORY that all applicants should send their hard copy applications and attach their Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card.
  • They should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address and names and addresses of three referees to reach the Director KEFRI not later than Monday 31 July, 2023 at 5:00 pm.
  • Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and addressed to:

The Director/CEO,
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI),
P.O. BOX 20412-00200, City Square,

KEFRI is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.