Poste publié le 25/06/2014
Type de contrat International
Niveau d'étude Bac + 5 et Plus
Niveau d'expérience Expérience sur poste similaire requise
Date limite candidature 22/07/2014
Poste n° 315
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Post‐Doctoral Fellow in Abiotic Stress. The incumbent will be based will be based at AfricaRice, Ibadan.
AfricaRice is one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers that are members of the CGIAR Consortium. It is also an autonomous intergovernmental association of African member countries.
The post‐Doctoral fellow will be a part of a multi‐disciplinary research team of AfricaRice.
S/he reports to the Lowland Rice Breeder under the Genetic Diversity and Improvement Program. S/he will undertake the following activities which are not limitative:
PhD in genetics, breeding or related fields
Substantive field experience in agricultural research in a developing country; experience in abiotic stress research in cereals; experience in molecular marker technology; experience in Africa would be an asset
Key Competencies Required:
Practical knowledge of rice production ecologies in Africa and the challenges confronting farmers in the region; familiarity with molecular approaches involving DNA, marker, QTL technologies; ability to work in a multicultural setting
The candidate should communicate fluently (orally and in writing) in English with a good working knowledge of French.
Terms and Conditions
Candidates should send an application including a cover letter and a detailed CV with the following information: Name, surname, gender, certificates obtained, professional experience (stating clearly beginning and end dates of each experience (day, month, year) as well as its length), language skills (French/English), and the names and contact information of three referees that are knowledgeable of the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience.
To apply for this position, please send your applications:
To: H.Zok@cgiar.org with the vacancy reference in subject: IRS/01/RD/2014/06
Or to the following address:
Head, Human Resources Unit, AfricaRice, 01 B.P. 2031, Cotonou, Benin Republic
Applications will be considered until Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
AfricaRice is an equal opportunity employer. AfricaRice believes that staff diversity promotes excellence in its operations and particularly welcomes applications from women and developing countries.
AfricaRice thanks all applicants but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Secteur d'activité: Aide et assistance au développement
Type de poste: Temps plein
Horaires de travail: Horaire normal
Langue de travail: Anglais
Deuxième langue de travail: Français
Délai de candidature: 22/07/2014