IITA: Research Associate

Must Read

Only God Can Stop APC From Producing Anambra’s Next Governor: APC Chieftain

Anambra State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC, Chief Basil Ejidike, has declared that only God can stop...

Anthony Joshua Arrives Nigeria; Meets Buhari (Photos)

Unified heavyweights champion, Anthony Joshua has arrived Nigeria where he is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari, having...

Real Madrid Opened Up 3 Points Lead At The Summit Of The League Table

Spanish powerhouse has now opened up five points provisionally lead over rival, Barcelona who sit on second following its...

Arsenal Held At Emirates By Stubborn Sheffield United

Arsenal were denied the maximum three points during their domestic league fixture at the Emirates by stubborn Sheffield United...

League Champions, Manchester City Slip Up Again In Title Race

English Premier League champions, Manchester City suffered another setback in the title defence as they were held at home...

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the following position at the Institute’s Kano Station.

Job Title: Research Associate

Location: Kano

Duties
Successful candidate will among other things:

  • Coordinate and implement multi-locational on-farm trials
  • Coordinate and supervise the collection of data on soils and other biophysical resources, crop management and yields, socio-economic variables and farmers’ perceptions in the project’s dissemination trials
  • Coordinate and supervise the collection and processing of soil and plant samples
  • Support the training of students and Visiting trainees.
  • Undertake data management and analysis; and contribute to reporting of research outputs
  • Support project staff to meet reporting, monitoring and evaluation requirements of the project activities
  • Facilitate all aspects of the project’s operations and management of logistics
  • Carry out any other task assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications

  • M.Sc. in Agronomy, Soil Science or a related discipline.
  • Experience with and proven skills in the accurate collection of soil and other agronomic and socio-economic data in field trials are an absolute requirement
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills to interact with partners and farmers and to engage farmers in data collection where possible.
  • Have good communication skills (a good knowledge of Hausa is an asset)
  • Possess good computer skills and be able to use  statistical software and Excel.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License

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

Application Deadline
10th April, 2012

Click here to apply

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -