Research Associate @ IITA

Posted by IITA Ibadan, Nigeria - VERIFIED EMPLOYER VERIFIED18 Jan 11:24 amIbadan North, Oyo

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position below at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.
Position
Research Associate (Ibadan) 2 year renewable contract
Duties
Successful candidate will among other things
perform the following duties:
 Under the supervision of the scientist,
undertake project-related activities
 Implement approved on-farm and
demonstration of Cassava trials
 Work with the IITA team, plan field days and
training for Cassava farmers
 Determine and supervise fertilizer and
herbicide application protocols
 Collect all relevant research and project data
including outgrower contacts, farmers:
including location, quantities, and pictures
 Write reports of field trials, training, and
other farmer participatory activities carried
out.
 Work with the IITA team to collate on a monthly basis progress report
 Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.
Qualification

 Minimum of MSc in
Agriculture with a major in
agronomy, or a related
field
Experience
At least 2 years’ experience in
Cassava production
Skills
 Excellent writing skills
 Ability to communicate
fluently (orally and in
writing) in the English
language
 Ability to communicate in
one or more of local major
languages.
 Capacity to work
effectively in a team
 Good knowledge of
Microsoft Office
applications such as Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint
REMUNERATION:
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working
conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with
their names in Microsoft word format . The application must include the names and e-mail
addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current
or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of
current remuneration package.
IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female
candidates.

I do not want to be contacted by telemarketers.


Industry:
Agriculture
Company website:
jobs.iita.org/
Job type:
Full Time
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