Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI)
started in the mid 1940’s when synthetic pesticides came into the market in East Africa and worldwide. Over the years, TPRI worked under colonial government, East Africa Common Services Organization (EACSO), East Africa Community (EAC)
and currently the Tanzania Government through Parliament Act No. 18 of 1979. The Institute conducts research in tropical pests affecting plants, livestock and human health.
Initial work of the Institute concentrated on control of mosquito’s flies and tsetse.
Later the activities expanded to cover research on weeds, plant diseases, and snail intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis, bird pests, cattle ticks, rodent pests, pesticides toxicology and environmental pollution
Research, Training and Services on Management of Pests,Pesticides and Biodiversity for food security, promotion of human health and facilitation of Internal and External Trade for Sustainable Development.
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POST RESEARCH ASSISTANT – 1 POST
POST CATEGORY(S) PHYSICAL & NATURAL SCIENCES
EMPLOYER Tropical Pesticides Research Institute TPRI
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2020-08-14 2020-08-28
JOB SUMMARY NA
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. To assist Senior Research Scientists in setting up experiments and data collection;
ii. To gather relevant literature and write research reports;
iii. To carry out laboratory analysis and field studies;
iv. To assist in proposal development under the supervision of the Senior Research Scientist; and
v. To perform any other related duties assigned by the Supervisor.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Holders of Bachelor of Science in Botany with Module in Plant Taxonomy and Plant Morphology (Upper Second Class).
REMUNERATION SALARY SCALE: PRSS 8/9 per month