International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Job Vacancy for a Research Technician II

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Technician II

Job Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Educational Qualification: ND in General Agriculture, Science Laboratory Technology or related field

Years of Experience: 2 years’ relevant experience performing same role.

Other Requirements:

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Be computer literate.
  • Have ability to write report.
  • Have good interpersonal skill, diligence and attention to detail.
  • Have good self-motivation and self-organized

Job Specification(s): Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Assist in laboratory and field research activities related to plantain breeding;
  • Assist in maintaining of stock and inventory for germplasm and laboratory items;
  • Participate in research data collection, entry and processing;
  • Assist in supervising casuals in daily assigned tasks;
  • Assist with collection, processing and documentation of field and lab samples;
  • Ensure sterile environment practices, orderliness of lab, screen house and works environment;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Apply Before: 9th September, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested applicant should forward  their Applications include covering letter which should address how the candidate’s background/experience relates to the specific duties of the position applied for, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three professional referees (which must include either the Head of the applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work).

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Note: IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.


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