Ifakara in collaboration with the Schürch Lab in the Department of Entomology at Virginia Tech-USA is seeking a highly motivated Tanzanian to take the position of Research Officer / Master Studentship to join the Unitaid funded BOHEMIA project. The focus of the student’s research will be to determine the impact on dung fauna of the use of the antiparasitic drug ivermectin in cattle. The research supports the mission of One Health, the collaborative effort to attain health for people, animals, and our environment.
Qualification and Experience
• Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Zoology, Entomology, or Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or any related field with a minimum G.P.A of 3.0 (or equivalent).
• A course in organic chemistry is a prerequisite for enrollment in the Department of Entomology.
• Previous experience with identifying insects is highly desired for the project.
Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is April 15th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...