Research Officer II (5 Positions)

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Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) is a Parastatal Organization under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. TAWIRI has the mandate to conduct, supervise and coordinate wildlife research in the United Republic of Tanzania. The Institute has its Headquarters in Arusha and five Research Centers namely, Njiro Wildlife Research Centre (NWRC) in Arusha, Kingupira Wildlife Research Centre (KWRC) in Selous Game Reserve, Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre (SWRC) in the Serengeti National Park, Mahale Wildlife Research Centre (MWRC) in Mahale and Gombe Wildlife Research Centre (GWRC) in Gombe National Park respectively in Kigoma Region. TAWIRI invites applications from qualified Tanzanian citizens to fill in vacant positions as follows:

Research Officer II   (5 Positions)

Qualification and Experience

  • Fresh holders of a Master’s degree in Natural resources, wildlife, environmental, veterinary or Statistics who attained a minimum of an upper second-class degree at undergraduate level.
  • Work stations and bias will be as provided below:
  • Headquarters –one post, must be biased in Statistics is an added advantage
  • Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre one post
  • Mahale Wildlife Research Centre one post must be biased in Animal Ecology/ Animal Behavior & Evolution/ Molecular Biology.
  • Kihansi Wildlife Research Station one post, biased in Herpetology (Amphibian Ecology) will be an added advantage.
  • Gombe Wildlife Research Centre one post must be biased in Plant Ecology/ Land Use & Change/ Animal Nutrition.
  • Age should not be more than 40 years old.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Senior Research Officer on collection, processing and analysing data related to wildlife management.
  • Under the supervision of a Senior Research Officer will collaborate with and interact with research scientists in the dissemination and application of research findings as appropriate.
  • Work on more specific projects on the area of wildlife management research
  • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor(s).

Salary Scale: PRSS 2.

How To Apply:

Applicants should send their application letters (by post or email) with relevant certified copies of certificates, Curriculum Vitae (CV), one (1) recent passport size photograph and names of three referees one of which should be the current employer or University/Institution supervisor so as to reach the undersigned not later than 14th September, 2015.

TAWIRI is an equal opportunity employer and only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

(i)              Testimonial/provisional results/statements of results will not be accepted
(ii)             Employed applicants are required to channel their application letters through their employer.
(iii)            Certificate is essential for an applicant to be considered for selection and interview.

Director General,
Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute,
P.O. Box 661,

Tel: +255 27 2549571,
Fax: +255 27 2548240,
Email: info@tawiri.or.tz



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