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Research Supervisor - Seedbank At IITA

Date Posted: 17/Jan/2014
Deadline: 31/Jan/2014

Research Supervisor - Seedbank - (2 year renewable contract)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position of Research Supervisor - Seedbank at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan.

Position/Responsibilities

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Supervise the seedbank procedure on seed processing activities in compliance with the SOP.
  • Coordinate and process all seed request activities and update all relevant data in the inventory
  • Supervise the seedbank staff on all seed sorting, packaging and safety duplication activities.
  • Liaise with the Germplasm Health unit on seed health issue.
  • Coordinate the processing, conservation and data management of safety duplication from other centers.
  • Coordinate and ensure daily updating of all necessary data on the genebank online inventory
  • Ensure the proper functioning of all seed processing equipments and liaise with the relevant units when necessary for assistance.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor

Qualification, Experience and Skills

  • BSc / HND in plant science , Microbiology or any related discipline
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant working experience on a similar role
  • Good skills in MS Office and general knowledge of computer

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to follow instructions and work independently where necessary.
  • Be able to use laboratory equipments and understand basic laboratory techniques
  • Possess good organizational skills and demonstrate ability to work under pressure.
  • Be available to work outside office hours and for extended hours where necessary

Remuneration:

We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of application:

Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application.

Closing Date: 31th January 2014

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

 







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