Research Executive, Entomology

Crops For the Future (CFF) is the world’s first and only centre dedicated to research on underutilised crops for food and non-food uses. CFF research focusses on agricultural biodiversity to enhance agricultural systems and their sustainability, address changing climates, and improve food and nutritional security and economic well-being, especially of the poor.
 
We are looking for the suitable candidate for the position of an Executive in the field of Entomology. The successful applicant will conduct research in the area of black soldier fly (BSF) biology, with the goal of improving methods for culturing soldier flies using underutilised crop substrate.
 
Job scope:
• Contribute to the liaison between CFF and private sector companies;
• Oversee BSF production system;
• Support data collection & analysis;
• Assist in Overall operations management of the BSF production system – sourcing materials and feed inputs; oversee daily operations;
• Source and manage procurement of materials for BSF system design;
• Maintain the BSF infrastructure system;
• Manage project-related supply chain;
• Conduct daily operations of the BSF system;
• Source and coordinate the non-crop feed supply;
• Conduct project-related data collection, storage and dissemination within the project as required.
 
The essential functions are not to be constructed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.
 
Requirements:
• Possess at least Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Engineering (Marine), Entomology, Agriculture/Aquaculture/Forestry, Biology, Science & Technology or equivalent; with at least 2 years of working experience in the related field is required for this position
• Proven research experience and have interest in Black Soldier Fly; experience in insect rearing is preferred but not required
• Proficient in Bahasa Malaysia and English with strong scientific writing skill

Location : Crops For the Future, Jalan Broga, Semenyih, 43500 Selangor
 
Interested candidates are required to submit your resume at Jobstreet.