CIFOR Associate Scientist Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

CIFOR Associate Scientist Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

CIFOR Uganda looking for “Associate Scientist”.

Applicants with a PhD Degree may apply on or before March 07, 2024.

CIFOR is a non-profit, scientific institution that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. To do so, we conduct innovative research, develop partners’ capacity, and actively engage in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people.

CIFOR Associate Scientist Jobs 2024

The CIFOR has published a job vacancy announcement on February 09, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Scientist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Position Associate Scientist: Agroforestry and carbon development
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification PhD Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline March 07, 2024

CIFOR Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and responsibilities

Research Support

  • Support the design and undertake research in agroforestry, restoration, tree nutrition and gender,
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize research data, conduct literature review and / prepare technical papers, policy briefs manuals, guidelines, training and workshop reports and other relevant documents.
  • Contribute to development, validation and deployment of various protocols and tools.

Extension Support

  • Develop protocols, manuals and provide technical training and support to consortium partners and other stakeholders on agroforestry practices including FMNR, ANR, soil water conservation, bioenergy, tree planting, and management.
  • Lead action research and co-learning activities with consortium partners, field assistants and community facilitators lead farmers.

Monitoring, evaluation, and learning

  • Support PMEL processes; i) working with other CIFOR ICRAF staff build the capacity of the implementing partners and lead farmers to establish baseline conditions and track outputs and option uptake; ii) participate in quarterly monitoring and review exercises providing relevant background work and documentation.
  • Support implementation of impact assessment strategy including supporting and coordinating quality control in biophysical/biomass baseline, tree tracking and end line data collection processes and complementary qualitative follow-up assessments.

Program management

  • As the Restore Africa Uganda Focal Point coordinate CIFOR ICRAF input into the program.
  • Support the co-designing of project strategies with national lead organization and partners.
  • Support production of project implementation plans and progress reports
  • Support the undertaking of ESGI and project performance management.
  • Organize workshops, conferences on the projects and training of the partners.
  • Prepare papers, power points, posters, and other forms for presentation in the meetings, workshops, etc.

Position in Organization:

  • Reference number: 2024005
  • Job status: In-progress
  • Job category: Local Position
  • Duty station: Kampala, Uganda


  • A PhD in a field related to agroforestry, forestry, agriculture; natural resources management, climate change mitigation/adaptation.
  • Over 5 years-experience in programs coordination and management with two () years of supervisory experience in an agricultural, forestry or environmental organization
  • Experience in data collection and analysis; research and writing; raining; community engagement; & communications.
  • Experience in conceptualizing, developing, and implementing scientific research; training materials and manuals to train different stakeholders.
  • Expertise and skills in Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learnings (documentation of key successes in a project).

How to Apply CIFOR Associate Scientist Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: March 07, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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