Council For Scientific And Industrial Research Recruitment 2011

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13 May, 2011

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Research Jobs in Ghana

The CSIR is a semi-autonomous Corporation with the mandate to pursue the implementation of Government policies on scientific research and development; encourage coordination of scientific research for the management, utilisation and conservation of the natural resources of Ghana; and to advise Government on scientific and technological advances likely to be of importance to national development. Established in its present form in October 1968 as Ghana’s premier S & T Research and Development organisation, the CSIR now operates under the mandate of CSIR Act 521 of 1996, which among other things, empowers it to commercialsie its research activities.

Research Scientist (Entomologist) Jobs in Ghana

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the following vacant position within the CSIR-Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute (PGRRI), Bunso.

The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Carry out research projects and undertake regular inspection and identification of insect pest problems in field genebanks, seed collections and regeneration plots
  • Develop and implement integrated pest management in ex-situ tree crop conservation
  • Design experiments to screen for insect resistance/tolerance in crop germplasm

Salary: The Salary attached to the above position are attractive with fringe benefits
Duty Station: Bunso, Eastern Region
 

Required Skills or Experience

  • M.Phil or a Master’s degree by research in Entomology from a recognised University
  • Must have at least three (3) years working experience
  • A PhD degree plus good knowledge in insect ecology and Crop Protection will be an advantage

 

2. Research Scientist (Plant Pathologist) Jobs in Ghana

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the following vacant position within the CSIR-Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute (PGRRI), Bunso.

The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Carry out research projects and undertake regular inspection of nurseries and fields for the presence of plant diseases
  • Identify disease problems in nurseries, fields genebanks and regeneration fields and develop appropriate control measures
  • Adopt appropriate seed health measures to ensure proper phytosanitation of plant germplant in cold storage

Salary: The Salary attached to the above position are attractive with fringe benefits
Duty Station: Bunso, Eastern Region
 

Required Skills or Experience

  • M.Phil or a Master’s degree by research in Plant Protection from a recognized University
  • At least three (3) years working experience
  • A PhD degree plus good knowledge in Crop Protection and Seed Pathology will be an advantage

 

3. Research Scientist (Plant Physiology With Tissue Culture Background) Jobs in Ghana

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the following vacant position within the CSIR-Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute (PGRRI), Bunso.

The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Conduct research and develop protocols for effective conservation of plants in-vitro

Salary: The Salary attached to the above position are attractive with fringe benefits
Duty Station: Bunso, Eastern Region 

Required Skills or Experience

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  • M.Phil or a Master’s degree by research in Plant Physiology with Tissue Culture background from a recognised University ( plus a minimum of two (2) years working experience). A Ph.d degree plus good knowledge in tissue culture is an advantage

 

Accounting Assistant Jobs in Ghana

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the following vacant position within the CSIR-Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute (PGRRI), Bunso.

The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  1. Assists the Accountants in preparing budget and estimates
  2. Coding and inputting of transactions into the Scala Accounting Software
  3. Generating of Reports on the Scala Software
  4. Assists the Accountant to prepare Bank Reconciliation on the Scala Software

Salary: The Salary attached to the above position are attractive with fringe benefits
Duty Station: Bunso, Eastern Region 

Required Skills or Experience

HND in Accounting from a recognised tertiary institution (Plus a minimum of two (2) years working experience). Professional Certificate will be an advantage

 

How to apply

Two (2) stamped self-addressed envelopes should accompany request for Application Forms obtainable from:

The Director of Administration
CSIR Head Office
P. O. Box M.32
Accra

or

The Director
CSIR-Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute
P. O. Box 7
Bunso, Eastern Region

Closing 24th May, 2011

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