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Health Assistant Researcher II (Entomologist)

The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) was founded in 1970 through the initiative of the Norwegian and Swedish Save the Children organizations seconded by the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia. The Institute got its name from the Norwegian physician, Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who first described the leprosy bacillus (Mycobacterium leprae). AHRI is a biomedical research institute that works in developing tools for prevention, control and treatment of mycobacterium and other diseases of public healthy importance through applied and basic biomedical research and training.

AHRI would like to hire resilient and enthusiastic Health Assistant Researcher II (Entomologist).

Job Title……………………………….. Health Assistant Researcher II

Employment Type…………………. Government (permanent) employment basis

Required No…………………………. 2 (two)

Location……………………………….. Adama with frequent field trip

Job Grade…………………………….. XIV

Directorate……………………………. Malaria & NTD Directorate

Salary…………………………………… Birr 9,056 (ETB nine thousand fifty six)

House Allowance…………………… Birr 2,500 (two thousand five hundred)

Mobile Allowance………………….. Birr 250 (two hundred fifty)

Internet Allowance………………… Birr 250 (two hundred fifty)

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

–          Develop and conduct experimental studies with insects in controlled or natural surroundings

–          Collect and analyze biological data and specimens

–          Research, initiate, and maintain breeding programs for insects

–          Write research papers, reports, and scholarly articles that explain findings

–          Work mainly at the Adama lab with relocation to the main lab in Addis as might be necessary

–          Involve in field data collection, data maintenance and reporting

–          Coordinate with team members

–          Report to the laboratory coordinator timely

–          Detect wastage and improve efficiency in the lab

–          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

–          Ethical behavior

–          Willing to assume extra responsibilities as might be necessary

–          Harmonize organizational skills

–          Good observational skills

–          MSc in Medical Entomology; OR

–          BSc in Medical Entomology AND 2 years related experiences   

 

Added advantage

–          Experience of working in insectary with disease vector

–          Good knowledge and experience in using Microsoft office programs

–          Good commitment and ability to work in team while achieving intended goal 

Interested applicants who fulfilled the above requirements should send the following through direjobs.com on or before June 30, 2021.