Mosquito Gene Drive Technology Expert

  • 5 months ago
  • Salary MWK 000 / Monthly

Job Description

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is a regional non-profit research and policy institute whose mission is to promote consistent use of evidence in public policy formulation and implementation to address various development challenges in Africa. Our work focuses on five thematic areas including Population Dynamics and Demographic Dividend, Health and Wellbeing, Transformative Education and Skills Development, Environment and Climate Change, and Governance and Accountability. The Institute is registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation in both Kenya and Malawi and in the USA as a 501c3 non-profit organization

AFIDEP is looking to recruit qualified and experienced persons to fill the position listed below for a new project, the Health Technologies Advocacy Project. Refer to our website for more details on each of the positions below before you apply

Mosquito Gene Drive Technology Expert (Preferably Bilingual)

  • The Mosquito Gene Drive Technology Expert will join our multi-disciplinary team as Project Manager to lead the design and implementation of a new project, the Health Technologies Advocacy Project.
  • S/he will lead a multi-disciplinary team of research, policy, communications and advocacy experts in the conceptualization, design and implementation of the project.
  • The successful candidate for this position will be a senior research expert in mosquito gene drive and gene editing technologies with a relevant PhD and more than five years’ experience.
  • Preferably, the successful candidate will be bilingual with advanced proficiency in English and French.

How to Apply: 

Submit a motivation letter indicating your suitability for this position and a detailed CV, which should include 3 relevant referees to [email protected] not later than 4th December 2020.

Applications should include the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

AFIDEP is an equal opportunity Employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.


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