International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Supervisor (Laboratory) Jobs in Nigeria

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Supervisor (Laboratory) Jobs in Nigeria


  • Conduct regular DNA and RNA extraction for diversity studies, variety identification and gene expression analysis.

  • Implement Marker-Assisted Selection activities in the lab for the Cassava Breeding Program.

  • Carry out routine data analysis and report writing.

  • Establish field and screen-house experiments related to gene discovery.

  • Actively participate in field sample collections, while taking utmost care in tracking and maintaining sample records from the field to the lab.

  • Keep an up to date record of laboratory supplies and participate in procurement processing.

  • Prepare and maintain centralized stock of DNA and RNA extraction reagents for routine laboratory use.

  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations of the Biotechnology Laboratory.

  • Provide day-to-day supervision to junior staff (NYSC, IT).

  • Perform all job-related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.


  • BSc / HND in Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or related fields with two (2) years’ experience in a laboratory environment.


    The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good laboratory skills, excellent record keeping, experience in high through-put sample processing (DNA extraction, and genotyping), Genetic analysis

  • Be organized, strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills

  • Consistently follow protocols and other directions and rarely make errors

  • Be dependable, takes
    initiative and responsibility for own actions

  • Be flexible, adaptable, able to respond to changes in routine

  • Be strong listening, verbal, and documentation skills.


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

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Supervisor (Laboratory) Jobs in Nigeria

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