Scientist (Gender and Value chain)

Cairo Governorate, Egypt · National · 27 March 2018


WorldFish leads multi-year, applied and interdisciplinary research contributing to women’s empowerment and gender equity and equality in fish agri-food systems across 6 governorates in Upper and Lower Egypt. These programs aim to improve the nutrition of and economic opportunities for youth and women resulting from sustainable, gender-equitable and inclusive expansion and management of the aquaculture and fisheries sectors.

The terms of this position apply to overall WorldFish project objectives of:

Within these, the Scientist will specifically contribute to the following objectives. Through these, s/he will lead and contribute both to quality science and to WorldFish’s identified development impacts, in particular in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment.



This job is open to Egyptian nationals with the following skills and qualifications:


Salary and benefits

This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position with salary of EGP 15,633 per month (before deduction of statutory contributions).WorldFish's NRS shall receive comprehensive benefits including (but not limited to) insurance coverage for staff and eligible dependents, and pension/provident fund contribution.

Timeframe and location

This position will be based in Cairo, Egypt. The initial employment contract will be for a 10-month period, with possibility for renewal. Interviews are expected to be held in April 2018, and shortlisted candidate will be expected to attend.

The successful candidate should be available to commence latest asap. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Our commitment

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued. We support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission. We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage women and nationals from developing countries to apply.

How to apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online by 27 March 2018:

Screening will start on immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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