Associate Professional Officer

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), with headquarters in Ibadan, Nigeria, invites applications for an Associate Professional Officer (APO): Clonal Crop Field Bank Management.

Professional Qualifications:

Masters degree and experience in Plant Physiology, Plant Breeding, and Plant Genetic Resources conservation. Familiarity with tropical agriculture or agronomy is desirable.

Competencies required:

  • Knowledge in statistics and data management
  • Ability and desire to work in a multicultural environment
  • Fluent English (oral and written)
  • Knowledge of tuber and root crops is an added advantage

    General information:

    Initial appointment is for one year, with a possible extension to three years.

    Duty Station: Ibadan, Nigeria

    IITA offers a competitive remuneration package paid in US dollars. The position is for candidates from eligible developing countries only. Nationals of the duty station are not eligible. Nor candidates having worked earlier as JPO/JE/APO/AE.

    Closing date: 31 August 2009

    Applications: Applications including curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager.

    For more information and application procedure, see: Associate Professional Officer Website

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