The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), a non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium is recruiting for three roles in Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
Here are the details of the jobs as seen by insideoyo.com:
1. Research Associate
Contract: 2-years renewable contract
M.Sc in Agriculture, Plant breeding, Crop breeding, or related fields with minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a structured organization.
The ideal candidate must: Have good communication skill.
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive
2. Head of Section, Software Systems
Contract: 3-year renewable contract Location: Ibadan
QUALIFICATION AND COMPETENCIES: • MSc in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field. • Skills in software development lifecycle/methodologies. Ideally a project management certificate (PMP, IPMA, Prince2, etc)
3. Associate Scientist, Molecular Breeder (Ref No: DDG-R4D/AS/MB/07/18)
Educational Qualifications The candidate should have a PhD in genetics, molecular biology, plant breeding, or related fields. Core Competencies: • At least 2 years of post-PhD experience in a crop breeding program. • Knowledge and experience in plant genetics, genomics, breeding, and bioinformatics. • Ability to integrate high quality phenotyping with genotyping. • Experience with project activity implementation and monitoring. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • Excellent spoken and written English. Fluency in French will be an asset. • Demonstrated ability to publish articles in peer reviewed international journals. • Ability to work as a member of a team. Duty station: IITA Headquarters, Ibadan, Nigeria. General information: The contract will be for an
Method of Application
Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format, The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.
Note: IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.