Geospatial Data Scientist Job at IITA 2022

The IITA has published a job vacancy announcement on 16th Sept 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Geospatial Data Scientist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Recruiter International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Position Geospatial Data Scientist
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline 6th Oct 2022

IITA Job Vacancy 2022

Position Responsibilities:

  • Apply geospatial and analytical skills using relevant data and tools to map the status, trends, and future dynamics of the mixed farming systems (MFS) in the global south.
  • Apply spatial analytics on multi-source data (household surveys, GIS, and remote sensing platforms) to generate technology extrapolation domains (TEDs) to guide the scaling of sustainable agricultural intensification technologies in MFS.
  • Apply data science and analytics (e.g., machine learning) to identify the impact of environmental and socio-economic changes on productivity and resilience of MFS in the global South.
  • Support the Initiative’s team with geospatial data and maps as needed in the relevant reports and studies.
  • Contribute to the writing of reports and peer-reviewed publications.
  • Contribute to data visualization and summarizing complex datasets to communicate key messages to non-expert audiences.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned

Position in Organization:

  • Geospatial Data Scientist
  • Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Closing Date: 6th October 2022


  • The candidate should have an advanced university degree (Ph.D.) in Geography, Geomatics, Data Science, and Environmental Management with a specialization in Geographic Information Systems or other related fields.
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  • At least three years of relevant experience in processing and analyzing spatial data.

How to Apply IITA Geospatial Data Scientist Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 6th Oct 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.