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Molecular - Science & Industrial Research & Development Centre (SIRDC)

Location: Harare

Summary

The SIRDC, a Research & Development (R & D) and Technology Transfer organization, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the above senior position:

Biologist Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Planning and executing research programmes in biotechnology.
  • Carrying out research in biotechnology with the aim of identifying and assisting clients who require the use of molecular biology technology.
  • Providing services to the farming community, especially the small holder, in the application of biotechnology.
  • Carrying out research with the aim of improving crops namely for high yields, drought tolerance and disease resistance.
  • Conducting field trials of germplasm for various crops.
  • Conducting research that leads to the registration and commercialization of new crop varieties.
  • Preparing technical reports and making presentations.
  • Carrying out any other duties that Management may assign from time to time. 

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Minimum qualification is a Master's degree in Biochemistry or Biotechnology or Biological Sciences with a PhD degree being an added advantage.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years working experience and solid knowledge of molecular biology and plant virology

How To Apply

Salaries and Benefits: 

We offer a competitive package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Details will be disclosed to successful candidates. Interested candidates should send four (4) detailed C.Vs and application letters stating present salary, date of availability, names and addresses of three contactable referees,contact telephone numbers/e-mail and addresses to:

Post to: 

THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SIRDC 

 P.O. Box 6640

HARARE 

ZIMBABWE

Or Hand Delivery To: 

THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SIRDC

P.O. Box 1574 ROAD 

HATCLIFFE

HARARE 

ZIMBABWE 

Or email to: ceo@sirdc.ac.zw 

NB: We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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