Senior Research Supervisor at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture April, 2022

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Ref: STS2022 – 003
Location: Ibadan, Oyo 
Recruitment Type: STS- National (6-months renewable contract)

Duties

  • Perform screening of rice varieties for resistance to the African rice gall midge and rice stem borers.
  • Execute discipline trials on naturals organic management of AfRGM by habitat manipulation.
  • Conduct discipline research on eco-friendly biopesticides Bacillus thuringensis and Trichoderma sp. For management of rice stem borers.
  • Train college students, farmers and nationwide companions on IPM applied sciences.
  • Perform information assortment, evaluation and for scientific report writing.
  • Draft manuscript for publication in peer reviewed journals.
  • Maintain insect reference assortment for exhibition.
  • Perform some other job-related job as could also be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND in Agriculture or associated discipline with a minimal of three (3) years’ expertise performing comparable or associated function in a well-structured group.

Competencies:
The splendid candidate will need to have:

  • Good data of information assortment, report writing and skilled in rice discipline institution
  • Good communication and interpersonal abilities.

Remuneration
We supply extremely aggressive wage with equally engaging advantages and glorious working
circumstances in a nice campus surroundings.

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