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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan.

Position: Laboratory Supervisor

Duration: 6 months’ renewable

Location: Ibadan

Closing Date: 16 July 2024

DUTIES:
• Work with the maize improvement program of IITA to generate maize haploids by crossing DH inducer with maize elite lines.
• Identify haploids by endosperm color and ploidy analysis.
• Optimize doubling of haploids by using appropriate chemical agents.
• Use markers to predict the inhibition of R1 –nj expression or haploid induction (e.g. ZmPLA1).
• Record field and laboratory data.
• Perform data analysis and interpretation.
• Contribute to manuscript preparation to publish experimental results.
• Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisors.

QUALIFICATION:

BSc/HND in Plant Breeding, Agronomy or any other related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing a similar role in a... well-structured environment.

COMPETENCIES:

The ideal candidate must:
• Be experienced in the use of statistical analysis techniques and database software.
• Be experienced in data analysis and interpretation.
• Have Laboratory skills and pay attention to details.

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

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