Ilri Ethiopia Needs an MSc Crop Protection/Plant Pathology holder: Feb 10, 2021

The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) seeks to hire Crop Protection – Research Officer I to assist in the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) project activities in Ethiopia for developing and implementing pest and disease management strategies for safer vegetable production. The position will be based at WorldVeg Ethiopia country office – Addis Ababa.

Deadline: 10th Feb 2021

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in crop protection or plant pathology/entomology.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of post-graduate experience in plant protection research and development programs.
  • Proven experience in good agricultural practices (integrated pest management, protected cultivation, vegetable grafting, etc.).
  • Proven experience in conducting on-station and on-farm trials to pilot IPM and GAP practices, good knowledge and management of experimental designs and data analysis.
  • Experience in diagnosis and identification of vegetable diseases and pests.
  • Proven experience in training of field workers.

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