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Graduate Fellowships for the International Livestock Research institute, 2020

Graduate Fellowships for the International Livestock Research institute, 2020

Graduate Fellowships for the International Livestock Research institute: works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce the rate poverty in most developing countries through research for efficient and safe use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centers dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices in East, South and Southern Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.


The fellowship will be hosted by the Animal and Human Health Program at
ILRI. He/she will support a range of research project within the
veterinary public health domain. The nature of the work will depend on
the projects that he will effectively support, but these are likely to
include:


  • TARTARE project: estimation of foodborne related health burden.
  • A detailed plan of activities will be developed upon arrival to ILRI and revised every 3 months to accommodate changes in the ongoing projects.
  • Data analysis for past projects: Safe food, fair food Cambodia; mPig; cow killer (multi-pathogen cattle exposure survey), and others.
  • UrbanMarkets: pull-push project: value chain mapping (poultry and vegetable value chains) in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in qualitative data analysis will be an advantage
  • Currently pursuing a PhD in related field OR affiliated to a research institution, academia, national program.
  • DVM and a MSc in epidemiology, public health or related field.
  • Proven strong quantitative skills.
  • Proven experience on organizing and conducted field epidemiological studies.
  • Interest in working in low- and middle-income countries.

BENEFITS:Free living expenses cover in the project location, medical insurance and cover research expenses.
LOCATION:Nairobi, Kenya (one) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (one)
DURATION:12 months
DEADLINE:25th January, 2020

How to Apply for the Graduate Fellowships for the International Livestock Research institute

Applications should be made to the Head of Capacity Development through their recruitment portal on or before 25th Jan 2020.

The position title and reference number GF/ILRI/AHH/11/2019 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.