The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Research Technician I
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Contract: 1-year renewable contract
Recruitment Type: National (1-year renewable contract)
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
- Assist in operating all field activities of the group including planting, harvesting, irrigation, agronomic practices, trait scoring and also in autonomy;
- Operate all field activities related to confied field trials (CFT) under supervision
- Operating screen-house activities in the BL2 facility under supervision
- Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.