21 Nov 2020

Ilri Research Fellow : ECVPH Joint Residency – Veterinary Public Health at The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

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The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Vacancy Announcement
Position: ECVPH joint residency – Veterinary public health in LMICs and Europe

Key Responsibilities:

During his/her stay at ILRI, s/he will support a range of research projects within the veterinary public health domain. A detailed plan of activities will be developed upon arrival at ILRI and revised every 3 months to accommodate changes in the ongoing projects. The nature of the work will depend on the projects that s/he will effectively support, but these are likely to include:
• Urban Markets: pull-push project: value chain mapping (poultry and vegetable value chains) in Ethiopia.
• TARTARE project: estimation of foodborne related health burden.

The fellow will be assigned specific responsibilities within each of the projects. These will include:
• Supporting design of research projects.
• Design and implement field work activities and, at times, supervising teams of junior staff.
• Data analysis and report/publication writing including from past projects.
• Work with national and international partners towards the achievement of the project objectives.
• Give seminars and presentations within ILRI as agreed.
• Support, within his/her capacities, the capacity development of junior research staff in the program.
• Deliver in all pre-agreed deliverables based on the plan of activities developed at the beginning of the fellowship
• Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
• Duration: 12 months
Terms of appointment and stipend:
• The project will provide accommodation within ILRI Campus, Addis Ababa.
• A monthly stipend to cover living expenses.
• Medical insurance for the fellowship duration.


Position Requirements:

1. Individuals Interested in starting an ECVPH residency.
2. Degree in Veterinary Medicine from a European University (in line with ECVPH requirements).
3. At least one year involved in veterinary public health activities after obtaining DVM (i.e. internship, work, voluntary work,…)
4. An MSc in epidemiology, public health or a related discipline would be an advantage.
5. Evidence of relevant experience in research would be an advantage.
6. Strong quantitative skills would be an advantage
Education Level     :     Bachelor’s
Experience     :     1-3 years


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Closing Date : 30th November, 2020


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