Research Associate (2 Year Renewable Contract) in Oyo, Nigeria

at IITA

Industry
NonProfit Organization Management
Specialization
Research
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Contract
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Research Associateat the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Responsibilities

Position / Responsibilities

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Production of breeder seed of selected early, extra-early and intermediate parental inbreds, hybrids, and open-pollinated varieties.
  • Provision of seed to NARS and Seed Companies of seven WASP countries.
  • Supervision of on-station trials
  • Conduct and management of maize field trials.
  • Direct supervision of staff and activities of the CORAF-WASP project
  • Collation and analyses of data from field experiments
  • Preparation of work plans and progress reports of the WASP Project
  • Perform any other responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor

Requirements

Qualification, Experience and Skills

  • MSC in Plant Breeding , Agronomy any related discipline
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant working experience on a similar role
  • Good skills in MS Office and general knowledge of computer

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to follow instructions and work independently where necessary.
  • Possess good organizational skills and demonstrate ability to work under pressure.
  • Be available to work outside office hours and for extended hours where necessary

Remuneration:

We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

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