International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Job for Research Supervisor

 International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is currently recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Research Supervisor 

Job Location: Ibadan, Nigeria

Educational Qualification: BSc/HND in Agriculture

Years of Experience: Minimum of 2 (two) years’ experience in breeding or similar role.

Other Requirements: Responsibilities
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Assist in supervising all field research activities, field layout, fertilizer application, planting, data collection and harvesting;
  • Assist in data collection and monitor casual labors;
  • Assist in special project including HarvestPlus-Maize Project;
  • Assist scientists to maintain strict control of budget expenditure and casual employment;
  • Assist in supervising seed preparation of breeding nurseries and trial including planting, hand pollination and data collection in and outside Ibadan;
  • Assist in supervising appropriate harvesting, processing storage and retrieval of samples from trials and nurseries planted at the different locations in and outside Ibadan for laboratory analyses;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • Ideal candidate bust be organized and be able to pay attention to details
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written
  • Must have good time management skills.
  • Dependable, takes initiative and ready to accept responsibilities.

Apply Before: Not Specified

How to Apply: Interested applicants should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior officer at work and evidence of current remuneration package.

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