International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Technician II (Post-Harvest) Jobs in Nigeria

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Research Technician II (Post-Harvest) Jobs in Nigeria


Duties

  • Assist in implementation of all post-harvest operations under supervision of the post-harvest supervisors and line breeder
    Receiving, sorting, and recording samples received from on-station and off-station field trials.

  • Manage day-to-day pre-processing of roots samples (cleaning, peeling, and weighing) from on-station, off-station, and on-farm cassava breeding field trials.

  • Convert fresh cassava roots into processed products (mainly gari and odorless fufu).
    Process roots samples to determine dry matter and starch content.

  • Assist in collating, curating, and uploading all post-harvest phenotyping data to cloud storage (cassavabase).

  • Extend technical support to daily-hired staff, students, trainees/interns and NYSC members

  • Perform all job-related duties as may be assigned by supervisor

    Qualification

  • National Diploma in Agriculture, Biology, Food Science, or related fields with two (2) years’ experience performing similar role in a laboratory environment.

    Competencies

    The ideal candidate must:

  • Consistently follow protocols and other directions and rarely make errors

  • Have good sampling handling skills, excellent record keeping, experience in high through-put sample processing

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

  • 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.

    Remuneration

  • 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 (Post-Harvest) Jobs in Nigeria

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