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CIMMYT Ethiopia Vacancy 2022 (01 Post-Doctoral Fellow Data Scientist Jobs)

CIMMYT Ethiopia Vacancy 2022 (01 Post-Doctoral Fellow Data Scientist Jobs): Recently CIMMYT Ethiopia has drafted a job vacancy announcement Addis Zemen notification on July 13, 2022. Ethiopian Jobseeker may apply for this job on or before August 08, 2022.


CIMMYT Ethiopia Vacancy 2022

Hiring Organization International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
Post Name Post-Doctoral Fellow Data Scientist
Total Vacancy 01
Opening Date July 13, 2022
Closing Date August 08, 2022
Job Category NGO Jobs

CIMMYT Ethiopia Job Vacancy 2022 Details

  • Organization Type: Private Jobs
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: HR Department
  • Educational Qualification: PhD in computer programming/statistics/climate/data science with some experience in applied sciences such as Ecology, Agroecology, Agronomy, Soil Science, Economics or any related disciplines and proven proficiency in data generation, management, and analysis. and Finance related field
  • Salary Offer: As per rules
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa
  • Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow Data Scientist

Qualification Full Details

  • PhD in computer programming/statistics/climate/data science with some experience in applied sciences such as Ecology, Agroecology, Agronomy, Soil Science, Economics or any related disciplines and proven proficiency in data generation, management, and analysis.
  • Prior experience with collection, assembly, processing, and visualization of large datasets to describe patterns in agricultural productivity, resilience of cropping systems and corresponding explanatory factors using statistical procedures.
  • Advanced R and/or Python programming skills, including multivariate analysis and (preferably) a background in one or more of mixed linear models.
  • Experience in big data analytics, and machine learning.
  • Experience with IoT and handling multi-source datasets and statistical analyses of experimental and monitoring data.
  • A candidate with an interest in the dynamics between crop production and climate change (adaptation and mitigation) is preferable.
  • Integrate data from multiple sources (e.g., open data, crowd-sourcing, and remote sensing).
  • Prior experience with smallholder farming systems is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish peer-reviewed papers.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • The selected candidate must exhibit the following competencies: Teamwork, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking, Client Orientation, and Communication.

Specific duties:

  • Involve in the process of acquiring, cleaning, managing, and analyzing data on soil, climate, crop, and agronomy at scale interventions.
  • Conduct a full review of existing methods relating to data analytic tools and methodologies in agronomy.
  • Develop new research questions that address core knowledge gaps, by leveraging new and emerging data mining methods, tools, and analytics.
  • Apply new and emerging methods including machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data analysis, and geospatial data analysis to guide and target innovative agronomy and soil health management strategies at scale.
  • Develop scientific manuscripts and publish in high-impact scientific journals.
  • Develop and/or adapt ICT-based tools for field data collection at scale for agronomic and socioeconomic data.
  • Develop scripts and tools for statistical analysis that can be used by other CIMMYT scientists to analyze data
  • Collect, pre-process (e.g., grided and remote sensing data) and set up data for modeling crop yields under different management and environmental scenarios.
  • Contribute to training and stakeholder engagement workshops, in data management, analysis, and visualization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Application Process

On an important note, all Ethiopian job seekers willing to work with CIMMYT Ethiopia must read the details job vacancy announcement notification and check the eligibility for the application submission.

The position is for an initial fixed-term for two (2) years, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds. CIMMYT’s internationally competitive salary and benefits include housing allowance, car, comprehensive health and life insurance, assistance for children’s education, paid vacation, annual home travel airfare, contribution to a retirement plan, and generous assistance with relocation shipment.

Candidates must apply online for IRS22129_ Post-Doctoral Fellow – Data Scientist.

Screening and follow-up of applications will begin on Monday, August 8th, 2022. Applications must include a CV, with contact details of 3 work-related references and a cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. For further information on the selection process, please contact Yessica Castillo, at y.castillo@cgiar.org

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

This position will remain open until filled.

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.

Note: Candidates should apply online before the closing date of application on August 08, 2022. For further information please check the Recruitment Advertisement and Contact details which have been given below.

Vacancy Notification Download PDF
Official Website www.cimmyt.org

Contact Details

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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