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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Assays at ILRI in Kenya, 2017

Applicants are invited for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Assays to support the diagnostic activities associated with the Zoo link project. The research work will be undertaken in ILRI’s main laboratories in Nairobi and in the field laboratory in Busia, Kenya.

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is an international agricultural research institute based in Nairobi, Kenya, and founded by the merging of the International Livestock Centre for Africa and the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases.

Scholarship Description:

Applications close: December 7, 2017
Course Level: Fellowship is available for a postdoctoral programme.
Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Diagnostic Assays to support the diagnostic activities associated with the Zoo link project.
Scholarship Award: ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes medical insurance, life insurance and allowances for: education, housing, home leave, and annual holiday entitlement of 30 days + public holidays.
Nationality: Kenyan applicants are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
Number of Scholarships: Number of fellowships is not given
Scholarship can be taken in Kenya

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Applicants from Kenya are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must hold a PhD in Medical, Veterinary or Biological Sciences.

Application Procedure:

  • Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the role and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through our recruitment portal by clicking on the “Online Application” tab, above before 7 December 2017.
  • The position title and reference number: PDDA/11/2017should be clearly marked on the subject line of the online application. 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.


How to Apply:

Applicants can apply via online:

Online Application

Scholarship Link