Senior Research Supervisor on the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit establishment that generates agricultural improvements to satisfy Africa’s most urgent challenges of starvation, malnutrition, poverty, and pure useful resource degradation. Working with numerous companions throughout sub-Saharan Africa, we enhance livelihoods, improve meals and diet safety, improve employment, and protect pure useful resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a world agriculture analysis partnership for a meals safe future.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Senior Research Supervisor

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 subject trials on naturals organic management of AfRGM by way of habitat manipulation.
  • Conduct subject 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 every other job-related job as could also be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

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

Competencies:
The excellent candidate should have:

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

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

Application Closing Date
fifteenth April, 2022.



Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Note

  • Interested candidates ought to full the web application attaching detailed cowl letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft phrase format
  • The application should embrace the names and e-mail addresses of three skilled referees which should embrace the applicant’s present or earlier direct Supervisor {and professional} colleague.
  • IITA is an equal alternative employer and is dedicated to constructing a various workforce, significantly welcoming purposes from ladies.
  • While all purposes might be acknowledged, please observe that solely shortlisted candidates might be contacted.


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