Stock Assessment Scientist Career Jobs – National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

Organization: National
Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Duty Station: NaFIRRI-
Jinja, Uganda
About NARO:
The National Agricultural Research Organisation is established by the
National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to
provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in
Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body,
Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with
semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its
policy guidance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Carry out rigorous practical and theoretical training in diverse disciplines
under capture fisheries.
·        
Prepare
a 20-page comprehensive examinable review of the entire Institute’s Annual
Reports.
·        
Formulate
and design two fundable scientific research proposals under the
supervision and guidance of scientists.
·        
Conduct
a resource evaluation study of a poorly investigated fish production system and
develop a GIS-linked database of fish stocks.
·        
Conduct
Frame, Catch Assessment, Travel, Gill-net and Hydro-acoustic Surveys.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The ideal candidate for the Stock Assessment
Scientist must hold a Degree (Upper Second Class) in Biology and Zoology,
Chemistry; Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences with a minimum of three years
demonstrated relevant working experience in a related field.
·        
Possession of a Master’s Degree in relevant
field will be an added advantage.
·        
Age: Below 50 years
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join NARO are encouraged to send their
applications to the Director General, NARO, P.O. Box 295, Entebbe, Uganda.
The complete applications should include three copies of your
Curriculum Vitae and one copy of certificates, transcripts and other relevant
documents. The application should bear the title of the post as well as the
reference number specified against the vacancy (Check at top of the advert).
The applicants should not apply for more than three posts.
Deadline: 16th
September 2016
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