Research Position at the International Livestock Research Institute, Africa

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ILRI seeks to recruit a GIS Analyst to lead and document specific GIS analyses in the field of livestock, natural resource management, Climate change and others as part of the research project of the team.Support research activities; planning of fieldwork, advice on analytical methods, literature searches and synthesis. Collect, document and maintain datasets and information Analyses datasets generated by various research activities Contributes to writing of journals articles and other publications] Contributes towards communicating research to different types of audience Contributes to organization of workshops, meeting and conferences.

MSc. Or PhD in one of the following fields: Geography, Natural Resource Management; Agricultural Science, GIS, Remote Sensing or other relevant discipline; At least five years on GIS applications in research project; Knowledge of livestock systems, natural resource management and/or agricultural development problems in the tropics; Excellent skills in Geographical Information Systems (preferable Arc/Info and associated Software); Ability to develop databases and prepare requisite documentation; Strong analytical thinker with a problem-solving attitude;

Deadline: Before 15 January 2012

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