Research Associate at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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.International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Research AssociateRef:IITA-HR-NRS2017-0037Location: IbadanRecruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Participate in the coordination of the A4NH research program in Nigeria;Conduct literature review, preparing presentation and the materials needed;Support activities related to communication and knowledge mobilization (media engagement, stakeholders consultation, writing blogs, preparation of research and policy briefs);Ensure with stakeholders engagement and research implementation for the A4NH research program in Nigeria;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor. 

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