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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture is also known as short name IITA, is one of the world's biggest research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. The Institute seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for fill the position of Research Associate (2-year renewable contract) at the Institute’s Headquarters, Ibadan. More details are given below.

This position is based in IITA Ibadan, Nigeria, and involves substantial domestic and international travel outside duty station.

Qualification and Experience of Research Supervisor (Pathology): - Master’s degree in Plant Breeding from a recognised university, plus at least five years of certified experience in Plant Breeding.

The ideal candidate must: -
Possess working experience/exposure in international organisations and interdisciplinary agricultural research
Be familiar with agricultural and farming systems in West and Central Africa
Have working experience with yam (Dioscorea spp). Participatory approaches will be an asset.
Be able to demonstrate team management skills.
Be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Be proficient in the use of computers, database management software, statistical analysis software, internet-based tools and other electronic communication tools.
Be fluent in oral and written English; with some working knowledge of French
Remuneration: - We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive fringe benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

How to Apply: - Please complete our online application form using this link: http://www.iita.org/nrs-online-application. Please note that application letters not accompanied with evidence of current remuneration and age will not be treated. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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