Research Assistant - (Fisheries and/or Aquaculture Scientists)

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Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) was established by the Act of Parliament No. 6 of 1980 to promote, conduct, supervise, and co-ordinate fisheries research in Tanzania. The Institute is governed by the Board of Directors. This Institute is comprised of four Centre’s and one Substation: Mwanza Centre and Sota Substation on Lake Victoria, Kigoma Centre on Lake Tanganyika, Kyela Centre on Lake Nyasa and Dar es Salaam Centre on the Indian Ocean. The Institute Headquarters is located at Kunduchi in Dar es Salaam.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT (Fisheries and/or Aquaculture Scientists) - 1 POST 

Duty station: Mwanza, Kyela, Sota

i. This is purely a trainee post and the incumbent shall have to work under close supervision of Senior Researchers.
ii. The incumbent must gain two (2) years of research experience before registering for a post graduate degree.

 Bachelor’s Degree with an upper second or above in fisheries and/or aquaculture from any recognized University or equivalent institution

Salary Scale: PRSS 1.1

Permanent and pensionable

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age except for those who are in public service; 
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers; 
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement; 
iv. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates; 

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates; 
 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts; 
 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates; 
 Birth certificate. v. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted 
 Form IV and form VI results slips; 
 Testimonials and all Partial transcripts. 
vi. Applicants employed in the Public Service should route their application letters through their respective employers; 
vii. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts; 
ix. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE); 
x. Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU); 
xi. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate; 
xii. A signed application letters should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to 

Secretary,Presidents Office, 
Public Service Recruitment Secretariat, 
27 BibiTiti Mohammed Road,
P.O. Box 63100, 
Maktaba Complex, 
11102 Dar Es Salaam. 

xiii. Deadline for application is 9th July, 2018 and; 
xiv. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; 
xv. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action; 

NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/and not otherwise(This address also can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’) 



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