Category: Job Opportunities

Job Opportunity: Director, Afromontane Research Unit (Contract appointment: 5 years)


Closing date: 22 January 2016. Directorate of Research Development Director: Afromontane Research Unit (Contract appointment: 5 years) QwaQwa Campus Job ID: 1418 Director/ Direkteur: Salary/Salaris: R 539 148,00 – R 649 041,00 Total rem. package/ Totale verg. pakket: R 730 203,68 – R 868 528.26 Duties and responsibilities: Establish the Afromontane Research Unit (ARU) as a flagship research unit at the QwaQwa campus of the … Read More Job Opportunity: Director, Afromontane Research Unit (Contract appointment: 5 years)

Job Opportunities at RUFORUM:Technical Assistant Planning Monitoring and Evaluation


Deadline: 25 January, 2016 Job Summary: RUFORUM which is a regional universities’ network working in 22 African Countries and with 55 Universities, seeks to strengthen the functional capacity of its Monitoring and Evaluation Unit to meet the service demands of the Secretariat, Member Universities and stakeholders and therefore, wishes to recruit a Planning Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning Technical Assistant. The incumbent will be … Read More Job Opportunities at RUFORUM:Technical Assistant Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Opportunities at RUFORUM: Technical Assistant, Communication


Deadline: 25 January, 2016 Job summary The position of Technical Assistant -Communication is intended to strengthen the strategic role of RUFORUM Communications, Visibility and Brand to support RUFORUM’s mandate. RUFORUM continues to strengthen its brand, communication products, channels and coverage in the area of Higher Agricultural Education in Africa. RUFORUM’s increased role as a voice for Higher education calls for intensified approaches towards a … Read More Job Opportunities at RUFORUM: Technical Assistant, Communication

PhD Student Opportunity in Agricultural Sciences, crop production


Deadline: 04 January, 2016 Cropping systems diversification for multiple ecosystem services and sustainable development Future agricultural systems must ensure the ability to deliver ecosystem services and use ecological principles such as diversity, facilitation and competition in the design of sustainable and multifunctional cropping systems. Eco-functional intensification of production systems is a means of enhancing food, feed and fiber production using functional diversity of systems, … Read More PhD Student Opportunity in Agricultural Sciences, crop production

Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer at the National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI)


Deadline Extension: Wednesday 9th December 2015. Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualifieded persons to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer of NARDI based in Botswana. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. The National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI) is a company limited by guarantee established in terms of the Companies Act 2003. It was formed from merging the Department of … Read More Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer at the National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI)

Job Opportunities: Trainers Needed


Do you understand the principles of adult learning? Do you appreciate gender and diversity issues? Do you have excellent facilitation and presentation skills? Would you like to work with a team of world class trainers? African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is expanding its team of trainers and invites expressions of interest from seasoned trainers across Africa. An important part of AWARD’s … Read More Job Opportunities: Trainers Needed

ILRI vacancy: Research scientist – Livestock Genetics/Genomics


Deadline:30 September, 2015 The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Scientist – Livestock Genetics/Genomics to build the biosciences research capacity of scientists and graduate students in the east and central Africa region, in particular to support the many regional researchers who come to the BecA-ILRI Hub to conduct their own agricultural biosciences research projects. ILRI works with partners worldwide to … Read More ILRI vacancy: Research scientist – Livestock Genetics/Genomics

CORAF/WECARD is recruiting an Executive Director


Deadline: 15 August 2015 at 1700 GMT +8. The Chairman of the Governing Board of CORAF/WECARD, to fill the vacant position of Executive Director of the Institution, is seeking a senior Manager (M/F) to assume the duties of the position. If you are a visionary scientist, with leadership and manager qualities and interested in this position, you can get information on the role, tasks, … Read More CORAF/WECARD is recruiting an Executive Director

Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist-Sorghum Breeding


ICRISAT is a non-profit organization that helps empower poor people in the rural drylands of Africa and Asia to overcome poverty, hunger and malnutrition, through making agriculture profitable and sustainable.  We achieve this through scientific advancements and working in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders. ICRISAT, established in 1972 is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. About this Job Responsibilities: Lead ICRISAT sorghum … Read More Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist-Sorghum Breeding

Job Opportunity at RUFORUM: Manager, Information & Technology (Ref: RUF/JOB/20/15)


RUFORUM is seeking for a well-qualified and motivated candidate to fill the position of Manager, Information &Technology (IT) at its Secretariat based at Makerere University Main Campus, Kampala, Uganda. Candidates from outside Uganda are especially encouraged to apply. The position of Manager IT is intended to strengthen the strategic role of IT to support RUFORUM’s business functions. This will involve maintaining and/or developing IT … Read More Job Opportunity at RUFORUM: Manager, Information & Technology (Ref: RUF/JOB/20/15)

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