Assistant Research Associate -Dairy

Assistant Research Associate -Dairy Job in Pakistan
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5 Years
50,000 - 60,008 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Masters in animal or veterinary discipline
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jan 5, 2018
Last Date
Jan 14, 2018

Job Description

Main duties and responsibilities

Assist the scientists in the design and application of research projects, as well as assist in the analysis and reporting. Assist in the supervision of staff activities supporting the section, in order to contribute to meeting the research objectives.

  1. Develop, propose and implement research methodologies and procedures for the management and improvement of the livestock.
  2. Collaborate in the design, research and the implementation of field activities.
  3. Collaborate in the supervision of the work assigned to support staff, to ensure the techniques are performed in compliance with established quality standards.
  4. Carry out special investigations as assigned by your project manager.
  5. Make periodic reports and based on the M&E tasks assigned to your research activities.
  6. Participate in the publication of research results through annual reports, presentations and publications.
  7. Participate in special projects with other research institutions and international organizations.
  8. Contribute to the training and updating of knowledge and research methodologies, to the rest of the staff, and keep updated on new research techniques or processes.
  9. Visit and supervise other ILRI field trials and/or research fields of collaborators.
  10. Take part in taking care of scientists and visitors. organize and conduct field trips with researchers and visiting scientists of the Centre.

Position Specific

  1. Conduct research on the improvement of dairy productivity.
  2. Assist to identify key technical (feeding, breeding, reproduction, health) options for improving productivity.
  3. Carry out and supervise onfarm research
  4. Assist to design and test appropriate delivery mechanisms for improved input and service provision.
  5. Collaborate with ILRI scientists from different technical and socioeconomic disciplines and range of international and national research and development partners
  6. Work closely with the Project Manager and other program staff to ensure that all project management and monitoring requirements are met.
  7. Assist to publish results of research and prepare project reports, policy briefs and other communication products Contribute to capacity building activities

Job Specification

  • An ability to work in multidisciplinary and a proven record of collaboration.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and the ability to communicate to diverse audiences
  • Experience in working in different provinces in Pakistan and willingness to work/travel to other provinces in Pakistan.

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