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Latest Job Opening at IITA—International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) is driven by an ambitious plan to revive 7.5 million hectares of farmland and bring 11.5 million people out of poverty by 2020. Established in 1967, our non-profit organization is overseen by a Board of Trustees and receives backing from other nations.

As one of the fifteen research institutes that make up the CGIAR, a worldwide collaboration for future food security, IITA is actively involved in multiple CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs). Our goal is to use research for development (R4D) to improve livelihoods and food security in Africa.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the latest Job Opening at IITA—International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Laboratory Research Technician I

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualification: OND; BA, BSC, or HND
  • Location: Oyo, Nigeria
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Explanation Of The Role:

Candidates must have the following Description before applying for the Latest Job Opening at IITA—International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

  • Assist in tissue culture laboratory, screen house, and field research activities related to plantain breeding.
  • Assist with performing tissue culture and microscopy operations, data collection, and processing.
  • Ensure sterile environment practices and orderliness in the lab, screen house, and work environment.
  • Assist in the maintenance of stock and inventory for germplasm and laboratory items.
  • Participate in research data collection, entry, and processing.
  • Assist in supervising casuals in their daily assigned tasks.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

Qualified candidates must have the following Qualifications before applying for the Latest Job Opening at IITA—International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

  • National Diploma in Agriculture or any other related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

COMPETENCIES:

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and multi-tasking skills.
  • Attention to detail is combined with good self-motivation and self-organizational skills.
  • Have a positive attitude and strong team spirit.
  • Have experience working with banana tissue culture techniques.
  • Have the ability to work with digital devices for data collection and reporting.

Application method:

Qualified and Interested candidates should Apply by Clicking the Button below.

 

Deadline: May 31, 2024

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