Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship for African Students 2022 is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing 2022 Scholarship programme at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) was established in 1994 by the merger of the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases in Nairobi Kenya
The International Livestock Research Institute is known to be an international agricultural research institute.
Benefits of Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship
ILRI will offer a competitive stipend to cover living expenses, medical insurance cover, and meet research expenses, and tuition fees. The successful candidate will benefit from various capacity development opportunities available at ILRI and will be supervised jointly by an ILRI scientist and the university/academic supervisor.
Requirements for Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship Qualification
- Bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine, animal science, public health, or other relevant areas and a master’s degree within a relevant field e.g., epidemiology, ecology, and data science.
- Quantitative statistical analysis skills.
- Experience in qualitative or quantitative risk analysis is an advantage.
- Good skills in a programming/scripting language (e.g., R and STATA).
- Experience with QGIS or ArcGIS.
- Willingness to travel and to spend time in the field.
- Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and international team, very good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Excellent command in written and spoken English and Vietnamese.
- Proven publication record (peer-reviewed).
- Good working knowledge of MS Office packages.
How to Apply
All applications MUST include the following (applications not containing these documents will not be considered):
- A cover letter addressed to the Head of Capacity Development, ILRI expressing their interest in the fellowship position and what they can bring to the fellowship. The position title and reference number REF: GF/ILRI/AHH/04/2022 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.
- CV including names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience.
- Copies of academic qualification certificates/transcripts.
Applications must be submitted through our recruitment portal http://ilri.simplicant.com/ on or before 26 May 2022.
We thank all applicants for their interest in working for ILRI. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ILRI does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). ILRI also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
To find out more about ILRI visit our websites at http://www.ilri.org
For more details, visit ILRI website.