Job Openings: World Vegetable Center (4 positions available)

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World Vegetable Center welcomes you to bring your talent and skills to bear on the Center’s many multidisciplinary research and development activities to increase vegetable production and consumption. Working at WorldVeg will expand the breadth and depth of your research experience.

The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) is a non-profit, autonomous international agricultural research center with headquarters in Taiwan and five regional offices around the globe. WorldVeg conducts research and development programs that contribute to realize the potential of vegetables for healthier lives and more resilient livelihoods

  • Position Open to International Applicants
  1. Regional Director – Eastern and Southern Africa

Benefits:

  • This is an Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) position with competitive pay and benefits.
  • The initial appointment is for three years and may be extended depending on performance of the incumbent and availability of resources.

      To Apply:

  • Submit a letter of application with curriculum vitae, a recent passport size photograph, names and addresses (including telephone/fax/e-mail) of three referees, and date of availability.
  • Please send applications stating the job title by e-mail to [email protected],

Deadline: March 30, 2019.

  • Positions open ONLY to NATIONAL or REGIONAL applicants
  1. Principal Research Assistant–Vegetable Biodiversity Information Management (Taiwan Nationals Only)

Benefits:

  • This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position, at a mid-career researcher level, with competitive pay and benefits.
  • The initial appointment is for one year and may be extended depending on requirements, funding availability, and performance of the incumbent.

To Apply:

  • Submit a letter of application in English with curriculum vitae, with details of education, work experiences, professional skills, names and contact addresses (including phone number/fax/e-mail) of three referees, and a recent passport size photograph by e-mail to [email protected],

Deadline: March 29, 2019.

2. Research Assistant–Seed Health and Quarantine Laboratory (Taiwan Nationals Only)

Requirements:

  • a Bachelor degree in Plant Pathology, Biology, Biotechnology or a related discipline. Experience and skill in methods of molecular biology, particularly in nucleic acid extraction and PCR techniques would be an advantage.
  • The applicant should have a reasonable command of English (written and spoken), and good organization and coordination skills.

    To Apply:

  • Submit a letter of application in English with curriculum vitae, with details of education, work experiences, professional skills, names, and contact addresses (including phone number/fax/e-mail)of three referees, and a recent passport size photograph by e-mail to [email protected]

Deadline: March 29, 2019.

3. Social Outreach Coordinator–Seed Health and Quarantine Laboratory (Taiwan Nationals Only)

Duration: 1 year

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, horticulture, or related fields
  • Three years’ work experience involving customer/client contractor relations.

To Apply:

  • Submit a letter of application in English with curriculum vitae, with details of education, work experiences, professional skills, names, and contact addresses (including phone number/fax/e-mail)of three referees, and a recent passport size photograph by e-mail to [email protected]

Deadline: March 29, 2019.

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