Research Position for Weed Science at The Africa Rice Center, Tanzania

The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is an association of 24 African member states and one of the 15 international Centers supported by the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR).

The successful candidate will have: An MSc. degree in agricultural sciences (preferably in weed sciences, botany or agronomy) ; Experience in design and implementation of experimental research, farmer surveys or farmer participatory approaches ; Proven knowledge and experience in integrated crop management or weed science. ; Knowledge of statistical analysis of research data and experience in working with statistical software packages (such as Genstat) ; Ability to work under pressure, and to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment requiring good interpersonal and communication skills ; Capacity to conduct independent work and produce reliable results & ; A high degree of professional motivation, flexibility, initiative, drive, reliability and willingness to learn and develop new skills

Scholarship Deadline: October, 14 2011

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