Posted by IITA Ibadan, Nigeria - VERIFIED EMPLOYER VERIFIED21 Jan 12:38 pmIbadan North, Oyo
ITA is an international non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization established in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium. Our R4D approach is anchored on the development needs of the tropics. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa
Contract: 2-year renewable contract
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Assist in coordinating in vitro cassava BL work;
Assist in the collaboration work between cassava breeding team and in vitro genebank;
Work on cassava cuttings thermo-treatment;
Work on cassava in vitro introduction via meristem culture;
Work on cassava sample preparation for indexing;
Work on cassava in vitro processing (multiplication, conservation);
Assist in cassava request handling and distribution;
Assist in cassava database update;
Any other task related to cassava breeders’ lines in vitro handling assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Qualification & Experience Skills
National Diploma (ND) in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT), General Agriculture or related field
Minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar role.
Skills and Competencies:
Must be computer literate.
Have good sense of cleanliness, safety and security precautions.
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
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