Platform research coordinator

Closing date: 25 September 2006

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a platform research coordinator to facilitate, coordinate and implement the genomic, molecular genetics, and other research projects, being developed by scientists in Eastern and Central Africa. This is a senior level appointment reporting to the ILRI deputy director general for research.

Candidate requirements

  • PhD in modern biology, biotechnology or genomic sciences with broad experience in cutting edge genomic and molecular genetic technologies.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Fluency in French and work experience in sub-Saharan Africa desirable
Salary, dependent on experience, will be paid in US dollars. ILRI provides excellent benefits including employer-paid medical, life and disability insurance and retirement benefits. Relocation, housing, annual leave travel and education allowances are also provided. On-site furnished accommodation is provided, subject to availability, or in the absence of suitable housing on site, a housing allowance.

For more information, visit the ILRI website or contact
Human Resources Manager, ILRI, P.O. Box 30709, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya.
Tel: + 254-20-4223000
Fax: + 254-20-4223001