Job Title:   Research Associate

Organisation: Korea Program on International Agriculture (KOPIA)

Duty Station: Kawanda, Wakiso

About KOPIA:

The Korea Program on International Agriculture (KOPIA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) to jointly explore and coordinate agricultural research, development and extension activities of mutual interest;

 In execution of the above, KOPIA seeks candidates to fill the position of Research Associate.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design experiments and estimate experimental costs
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of test results;
  • Apply standard quality control procedures to assure accuracy of research results and maintain accurate and timely records.
  • Interacting with colleagues to improve knowledge in designing and conducting experiments and interpreting experimental results.
  • Participating in survey studies, extension workshops and joint on-farm trials and field visits.
  • Able to collect research information, searching research papers and summarize the results.
  • Performing other research assignments as required and carrying out functional duties as necessary.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in agronomy, soil science or any other related field
  • One year of lab experience.

How to Apply:

All those suitably qualified and interested should submit their application together with CV and academic transcripts to KOPIA office at the National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL) Kawanda or send to:

The Director, KOPIA Uganda Center    
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 15, June 2016

Vision

To be a centre of excellence generating and promoting appropriate agricultural technologies

Mission

To generate and promote agricultural technologies and improve productivity, value addition, income and food security

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