International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Supervisor (Post-Harvest) Jobs in Nigeria
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Supervisor (Post-Harvest) Jobs in NigeriaDutiesReceive, sort, and record samples received from on-station and off-station field trials.
Manage pre-processing of roots samples (cleaning, peeling, and weighing).
Process roots samples to determine dry matter and starch content.
Convert fresh cassava roots into processed products (mainly gari and odorless fufu).
Determine product yield per standardized unit of fresh roots.
Liaise with Food Science lab to evaluate quality traits on processed products and fresh roots.
Ensure all data are digitally recorded using PhenoApps
Responsible in collating, curating, and uploading all post-harvest phenotyping data to cloud storage (cassavabase).
Liaise with supervisors to plan and ensure procurement of supplies for laboratory analysis
Assist in training of collaborators, students, trainees/interns and NYSC members
Supervise junior staff and daily rated staff.
Perform all job-related duties as may be assigned by supervisor
BSc/HND in Agriculture, Biology, Food Science, or related fields with two (2) years’ experience in a field-based phenotyping environment for clonal crops.
The ideal candidate must:
Have good field data collection skills, excellent record keeping, experience in high through-put phenotyping, Trial data analysis skills
Be organized, strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills
Consistently follow field and lab protocols and other directions and with minimal errors
Be dependable, takes initiative and responsibility for own actions
Be flexible, adaptable, able to respond to changes in routine
Have strong listening, verbal, and documentation skills
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
Application Closing Date
10th August, 2020.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Supervisor (Post-Harvest) Jobs in Nigeria
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