Research Technician I at the 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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Research Technician I Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2019-005 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Contract: 1-year renewable contract Recruitment Type: National (1-year renewable contract) DutiesSuccessful 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 supervisionOperating screen-house activities in the BL2 facility under supervisionPerform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. 

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