Staff Scientists

  • Full Time
  • Penyi
  • Applications have closed

Sena Institute of Technology

Sena Institute of Technology is seeking research scientists to work at the institute in Penyi, Ghana. Ideal candidates should be able to relocate to Penyi and its neighboring towns. Positions start filling now and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
Science background preferred (at least 4 years research experience).
Experience in molecular biology, computational science and chemistry desired
Program management experience (at least 2 years).



Develop independent experimental protocols in the lab.
Reviewing publications and summarizing research work in molecular biology.
Writing reports and preparation of manuscripts.
Training interns and students at the institute.
Ability to travel to the field for data collection.
Work with SIT staff on agriculture and farm projects.


Organizing local and international seminars, workshops and conferences.
Posting activities weekly on social media.
Oversee SIT operations and follow set guidelines.
Prospecting and building collaborations between SIT and external organizations.
Report to SIT president.

Research Openings

We are accepting applications for Scientific Researchers:

Researchers: We are accepting applications from researchers in Biomedical, Chemistry and engineering fields. Affiliates will be supported financially and in kind. Researchers must propose their own research to be funded.
Statistician: The position is offsite and involves analyzing biological and medical records. Working knowledge in a statistical tool such as SAS, SPSS, R and other programming tools is required.
Computational Analyst: The position is offsite and involves analyzing biological and medical records. Working knowledge in a programming language such as python, java, R, matlab and Mathematica is required.
Editorial Board: The position is offsite as well. Applicant should have experience in communication, social media presence and content editing. Working knowledge in Microsoft word, Powerpoint, reference mangers such as Endnote is required.

Administrative Openings

We are accepting applications for the below positions:

Managing Officer: The applicant will be stationed at Penyi in our headquarters. Duties include oversight of the daily running of programs in the country and especially in Ketu North Constituency. Also, managing facilities within the complex such as the library and Art Centre. Required skill set include data management, Microsoft office suite and team playing. All expenses are covered by the Institute.
University Representatives: These are part time positions for students who wants to get some experience on the field and earn extra cash. Duties include publicity on the local and nearby campuses. Skill set needed include communication, team playing, social network and Microsoft Office suite. All expenses are covered by the Institute.
Volunteer Experience: If you are interested in a startup and get practical experience on the field. Contact us as well. We provide training as well as engage you in problem solving skills.

Send your CV and cover letter to We look forward to working with you.