The University of Rwanda through the Single Project Implementation Unit (UR-SPIU) is implementing a research project the “Technology Tools for Building Resilience of Dairy Farms and Improving Dairy Production in Rwanda”. The project is funded by USAID through LASER (Long-term Assistance and Services for Research) PULSE (Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine) that delivers research-driven solutions to field sourced development challenges in USAID interest countries.
It is in this regard that the UR-SPIU invite competent and qualified candidates to apply to the following positions:
POSITION: INSEMINATORS (3 POSITIONS)
DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES:
- Synchronize estrous of selected cows to prepare concurrent Artificial Insemination.
- Provide technical support in cow artificial insemination from selected farms to the UR research team.
- Follow up the artificially inseminated cows for pregnancy.
- Assist UR research team in collecting samples from the field, if needed.
- Timely reports to the UR research team on the inseminated cows.
- Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
The position requires a qualified, experienced and certified inseminators. The requirements include:
- Minimum of A2 certificate in Veterinary Sciences; Animal Production, or other related field with 10 years of experience in artificial insemination of cows Or a Diploma in Veterinary Sciences; Animal Production, or other related fields with 7 years of experience in artificial insemination of cows Or a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine; Animal Production, or other related field and 5 years experience in artificial insemination of cows.
- Being a certified inseminator and recognized by the Rwanda Agriculture, Animal Resources Board (RAB) is a must.
- Showing a continuous training record in artificial insemination in the Rwandan context.
- Provide record made during three years past of Artificial Insemination calves registered
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online to the firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com
The title of the position should be clearly indicated and application file must be a single PDF file and should contain the following documents:
- Application letter in English addressed to UR-SPIU Coordinator
- A detailed Curriculum Vital
- A copy of academic degree and academic transcripts
- A copy of proof of previous relevant experience
- A copy of ID
The deadline for submission of the application is set on 20th May 2022 at 5pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for written test.
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