Monday, 13 February 2012

University of Nairobi - Technologist - Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection The Bean Project

University of Nairobi

Applications are invited for the following position:

Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection

The Bean Project


Grade ABC

2 Posts


Applicants must be holders of at least a KCSE C or its equivalent with credits in relevant subjects.

They must also possess an Ordinary Diploma in Applied Biology or equivalent from a recognized institution.

They must have at least three (3) years experience as Trainee Technologist or three (3) years experience in a research laboratory specializing in Crop Breeding, Pathology and/or Molecular Genetics.

The successful candidates will be expected to participate in development of breeding populations, germplasm maintenance, preparation of disease inoculum and maintenance of laboratory and field experiments.

They will also be expected to assist graduate students in their research activities, collect and analyze laboratory and field experimental data.

Please note that the appointment is on a one year contract term renewable on mutual agreement.


1. Applicant should forward seven (7) copies of their application letters accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and C.Vs giving details of their qualifications, experience and current salaries plus other benefits. They should quote post reference code.

2. Applications should be addressed To:

The Principal,
College of Agricultures Veterinary Sciences,
P. O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: Friday. 24th February 2012



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