Scientist Cell biologist Job at International Livestock Research Institute

Scientist Cell biologist Job at International Livestock Research Institute… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at International Livestock Research Institute.



  • Undertake in vitro infection and proliferation assays of T. Parva-infected lymphocytes from cattle carrying the candidate resistance trait
  • Devise and carry out in vitro assays to validate genes identified as candidates in mediating resistance
  • Perform other assays as required to identify the mechanism of inherited resistance to East Coast fever.
  • Interact with other members of the group.
  • Publish results as peer-reviewed articles.
  • Lead and contribute to the development of resource mobilization proposals.
  • Supervise research associates, external collaborators, and Ph.D., and MSc students as required and related to the broader agenda.

Job Qualifications:

  • PhD in Biological Sciences or any related field.
  • Five years’ postdoctoral experience in a relevant discipline
  • Requisite publication record.
  • Experience in relevant techniques in cell biology, especially immunoassays, cell culture and proliferation assays.
  • Strong English language skills, both written and spoken (proficiency in another language is a strong advantage).
  • Demonstrated ability to work both in a team environment and independently to accomplish required tasks while creating a high-quality and respectful work environment; be personable, flexible, possess excellent organizational and communication skills and take pride in their work

Terms of Appointment:

This is position is at job level HG 18 and it is open to both national and international applicants. A position is a 3-year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding. ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; pension, medical and other insurances.

How to Apply

Interested and suitable applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.

Application Deadline: 17th November 2021.

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