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Senior Entomologist, Sericulture

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, serving Public Officers in Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill vacant posts


Responsibilities

  1. Maintaining silkworm breeding and egg production laboratories;
  2. Maintaining silkworm races and mulberry germplasm at the National Sericulture Centre;
  3. Regularly testing and evaluating the suitability of locally generated silkworm strains and imported eggs;
  4. Participating in the dissemination of information to technical staff and farmers on proper sericulture management practices;
  5. Undertaking training of extension staff and communities in sericulture technologies, quality control techniques and standards for sericulture;
  6. Supervising, monitoring and evaluating silkworm rearing activities in the country;
  7. Preparing timely reports and briefs for management of sericulture information and monitoring systems;
  8. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Pest and disease control; Research planning; Laboratory operation; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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