Research Job in Kenya – Forest Ecology 2020
Career Kenya: Research Job in Kenya – Forest Ecology 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State
Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research
and provide information and technologies for sustainable development of
forestry and allied natural resources for socio-economic development.

The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and
self driven persons to fill the vacant positions below:


  • Participating
    in identification, conceptualization, formulation, development, designing,
    implementation and monitoring of multi-disciplinary research
    projects/programmes in Forest Ecology;
  • Participating
    in developing a database of Temporary and Permanent Sample plots in the
  • Collection,
    analysis and management of data in forest ecology;
  • Conduct
    assessments and evaluations of forest ecosystems to guide management and
    conservation initiatives;
  • Supervising
    and mentoring junior staff and students on attachment in Forest Ecology;
  • Producing/publishing
    technical reports, extension materials, conference papers, and scientific
    papers materials;
  • Proposal
    writing to seek for funding from within and outside the Institute;
  • Collaborating
    with other Scientists in the Institute and other partner institutions
    local, regional and international to implement various interdisciplinary
    research activities;
  • Enhancing
    visibility of KEFRI nationally, regionally and globally through workshops,
    conferences, webinars and other relevant platforms; and
  • Any
    other duty as assigned from time to time
  • Kenya
    Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum aggregate „C+‟ ( plus)
    or its equivalent qualification;
  • At
    least an Upper Second Honors in Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry,
    Natural Resources, Environmental Science, or its equivalent from a
    recognized institution;
  • degree
    in Forest Ecology; and/or Natural Resources, Forestry, Environmental
    Science or related field with strong bias in Forest Ecology or its
    equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Should
    have written at least three (3) technical reports/scientific papers;
  • Strong
    planning and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks
    and meet strict deadlines;
  • Strong
    verbal and written communication skills, including excellent presentation
    skills with the ability to engage audiences locally, regionally and
  • Working
    experience in the same field is an added advantage;
  • Valid
    membership to a relevant professional body will be an added advantage; and
  • Certificate
    in Computer Applications from a recognized institution
 Interested persons should send their applications, Curriculum
Vitae, copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national
identification card. The Curriculum Vitae should also include their day and
evening telephone numbers, e- mail address and names and addresses of three
referees. Applications should reach the Director KEFRI not later than 
4th May, 2020.
Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked
with the position applied for and addressed to:-
 Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 P.O. BOX 20412-00200, City
Square, NAIROBI.
 Summary of applications
 Interested applicants are required to fill the attached job
application summary template from their testimonials and submit in soft copy (saved
in MS Excel) to An
example has been attached for your guidance. Kindly replace the sample with
your information.
Note: Job Applications sent to this email address will NOT be accepted except the dully filled job application summary
KEFRI is an equal opportunity employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KEFRI IS ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED


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