International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Technician II (Breeding) Jobs in Nigeria
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Technician II (Breeding) Jobs in NigeriaDutiesAssist in designing and establishing field trials under supervision of breeder
Implement day-to-day operations of on-station, off-station, and on-farm cassava breeding field trials.
Prepare plot barcodes and electronic resources for data capture including hardware and software
Collect pre-harvest data, including early plant vigor, pest and disease resistance and morphological characterization.
Conduct harvesting of field trials and capture yield and yield-related traits data
Ensure field trials are always well maintained
Assist in updating and maintaining trials and pedigree records
Assist to oversee hiring and supervision of daily-hired staff for planting, weeding and harvesting operations while maintaining strict control of budget expenditures
Assist in coordinating crossing activities for all locations
Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor
National Diploma in Agriculture, Agronomy, Biology, or related field with three (3) years’ experience performing similar role in a laboratory environment.
The ideal candidate must:
Have good field data collection skills, excellent record keeping, experience in high through-put phenotyping, trial design and 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
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.
Application Closing Date
10th August, 2020.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Technician II (Breeding) Jobs in Nigeria
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