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The East African : June 16th 2014
The EastAfrican APPOINTMENT JUNE 14-20,2014 55 The Aga Khan University The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not for profit, international University first established in 1983, with 11 teaching sites in eight countries. The East African Institute - AKU and partners wish to recruit qualified men and women to carry out interdisciplinary policy-oriented research on the emerging role of cities and counties in the geography and polity of food in the following capacities POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHER Reporting to the Director, East African Institute, the Post-Doctoral Researcher will provide scientific leadership to a team of junior researchers, conduct research, propose new and relevant projects to national and international funding institutions and produce high quality and timely project reports and contribute to the scientific quality through peer-reviewed publications. S/he will contribute to public engagement and dialogue on urban food systems by disseminating relevant evidence in an accessible manner as well as organize scientific conferences and high-level policy dialogues. Applicants should hold a PhD in Environmental Sociology/Urban planning and policy/ Ecosystems Ecology/Environmental Systems Engineering/ Resource Economics or related field GIS/REMOTE SENSING ANALYST (CONSULTANT) The consultant will be responsible for sourcing spatial data, collating data and preparing data for use within ArcGIS, checking and processing incoming data for quality control to provide a high quality data for GIS analysis as well as management of GIS data to ensure data utilised is of high quality, reliable and traceable. S/he will undertake geospatial data digitisation, where existing GIS data is not available, or of poor quality and assist in undertaking geospatial analysis, using ArcGIS software including ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst and 3d Analyst. S/he will also prepare high quality GIS mapping for inclusion in project reports. Applicants should hold a Bachelors degree in sociology/environmental sciences/ computer sciences/ engineering or related field with 5-10 years’ experience. A Masters Degree would be an added advantage. Interested candidates are requested to send their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials to, the Human Resources Manager, Aga Khan University, P.O. Box 39340 - 00623, Parklands Nairobi Email: firstname.lastname@example.org so as to reach no later than June 28th 2014 For more information please visit www.aku.edu.
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