Senior Research Supervisor

Posted by IITA Ibadan, Nigeria - VERIIFED EMPLOYER VERIFIED21 Jan 12:45 pmIbadan North, Oyo

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) 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.

Ref. IITA-HR-NRS2016-005
Location: Ibadan
Recruitment Type: National (1 year renewable contracts)

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties
Assist in Yam in vitro introduction via meristem culture.
Assist in yam sample preparation and acclimatization for indexing.
Assist in yam vitro processing (multiplication, conservation).
Assist in yam request handling and distribution;
Assist in updating yam database.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualification, Experience and Skills
B.Sc / HND in Plant Biology or related field.
Minimum of 3 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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