Research Supervisor in Lagos, Nigeria

at CHIVAN RESOURCE

Industry
Food Production
Specialization
Research
Minimum Qualification
HND
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Contract
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Responsibilities
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Assist in multiplication of virus-free cassava planting material using several different rapid multiplication methods;
Assist in testing of treatments to improve multiplication rate and reduce cost of rapid multiplication systems in the laboratory and field;
Assist in planting, maintenance, data collection, harvesting and post-harvest handling of roots and stems from variety trials on-station and on-farm;
Assist with stem sales of pre-basic seed include keeping records of sales and facilitating payment and deposit of revenue from stem sales;
Participate in training of technicians and partners on methods of cassava stem multiplication;
Assist in supervising subordinate staff on field, laboratory and screenhouse activities;
Assist in providing technical backstopping to cassava seed multipliers,
Assist in collection and analyses of field and lab data including preparation of quality technical reports;
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Assist in multiplication of virus-free cassava planting material using several different rapid multiplication methods;
Assist in testing of treatments to improve multiplication rate and reduce cost of rapid multiplication systems in the laboratory and field;
Assist in planting, maintenance, data collection, harvesting and post-harvest handling of roots and stems from variety trials on-station and on-farm;
Assist with stem sales of pre-basic seed include keeping records of sales and facilitating payment and deposit of revenue from stem sales;
Participate in training of technicians and partners on methods of cassava stem multiplication;
Assist in supervising subordinate staff on field, laboratory and screenhouse activities;
Assist in providing technical backstopping to cassava seed multipliers,
Assist in collection and analyses of field and lab data including preparation of quality technical reports;
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements

Qualifications
HND/B.Sc Degree in Plant Breeding, Crop Production, Agricultural Extension, Plant Science, Biochemistry, or related disciplines with 2 years’ experience performing similar role.

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