• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND , Diploma
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldData Science / Research 
Specific Duties
The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Set up bioassay experiments. 
  • Trap volatiles from living organisms. 
  • Analyse volatiles using chemical ecology methods (e.g. GC-MS).
  • Extract non-volatiles and analyse by chemical and molecular methods.
  • Assist in training students, interns and new staff on basic analytical equipment.
  • Place order for laboratory supplies for the unit.
  • Collate, analyze data and write reports.


  • Diploma in Biology or Environmental Sciences. BSc in Chemistry/Biochemistry is an added advantage.
  • Previous laboratory experience in a chemical ecology Laboratory.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience, handling insects, working on micro-samples, GC-MS analysis, bioassays, collection of volatiles.

Method of Application

Candidates are required to apply online through: or by email:
Interested and qualified? Go to icipe – African Insect Science for Food and Health on to apply
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