The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world.
- Lead research on animal health in livestock systems in developing countries, including identification of animal health constraints to improve animal health
- Lead the testing and development of models of delivery of animal health services
- In collaboration with other research teams, lead and manage the development and implementation of multi-locational animal health research projects
- Build collaboration with teams working on food safety, zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, animal feeding, genomics, and diagnostics and vaccines
- Collaborate with a wide range of partners including research institutions, government agencies, NGOs and private sectors to enhance research activities
- Publish research findings in papers, technical manuals and briefs, policy briefs, other communication products, peer reviewed international journals and maintain expert recognition in one or more subject areas
- Lead and contribute in proposal development and resource mobilization
- Perform any other related duties as may be required.
- PhD in an animal health or relevant discipline with strong experience in veterinary service delivery
- At least 10 years’ relevant post-doctoral experience and a proven track record in animal health research
- A sound understanding of health issues in livestock systems in developing countries.
- Extensive experience of working in the field, preferably in developing countries
- The ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams and a proven record of collaboration
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and the ability to communicate to diverse audiences
Post location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Application Deadline: January 29, 2021