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International Livestock Research Institute, ILRI

Last Date - 08-01-2022
City / State - Nairobi, Kenya , Abroad India
Education - Ph.D
International Livestock Research Institute, ILRI
Post Name Scientist – Remote Sensing
Educational Qualification
  • A PhD in a relevant field such as geospatial sciences, spatial ecology, environmental sciences, or environmental economics
  • A minimum of seven years-experience post-PhD
  • An excellent knowledge of remote sensing and earth observation applications, demonstrated by scientific publications led by the candidate
  • A demonstrated academic and/or professional experience on climate risk financing and on instruments to build the resilience of smallholder farmers and livestock keepers, established by direct work experiences with international organizations
  • A good understanding of agropastoral and pastoral production systems In African drylands
  • Excellent quantitative research skills (experimental design, statistics, modelling, computer programming, etc.)
  • Strong peer-reviewed publication record
  • Proven ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, with experience working in developing countries work across disciplines and different cultural backgrounds strongly preferred
  • Experience with supervision, project management and fund raising
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and the ability to communicate with diverse audiences.
  • Ability to communicate in French would be an advantage.

Post location: The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya

Terms of Appointment : This position is at job level HG 19. The position is a 3-year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding. ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes pension, medical and other insurances

How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through the recruitment portal http://ilri.simplicant.com/ before 8 January 2022. The position title and reference number REF: RM/SLS/12/2021 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.