IITA Recruitment 2017; New Job Vacancies!

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is currently in search of suitable applicants for the vacant positions below of at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan and its’ station in Abuja.

IITA Jobs vacancies 2017

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium. We thank you for your interest in IITA and invite you to explore many exciting and diverse career opportunities in a work environment that enables you to be the best you can, advancing your professional and personal growth in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment.

Join a vibrant team that is committed to facilitating agricultural solutions for hunger, poverty, and natural resource degradation throughout the tropics. IITA is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is given to qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national/ethnic origin or social status.

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  • Field Worker II {O’ Level plus valid driver’s license with at least three (3) years’ professional driving experience} – (Ibadan)
  • Field Assistant/Driver {O’ Level plus valid driver’s license with at least three (3) years’ professional driving experience} – (Abuja)
  • Communication Assistant {HND/BSC in  Communications, Journalism, Media relations or related degree in social science with Minimum three (3) years’ experience in print or digital media} – (Ibadan)
  • Research Assistant {HND/BSc in Plant science/Biology or related field with minimum of two (2) years’ experience in crop improvement research} – (Abuja)
  • Research Supervisor (2 position) { B.sc. /HND in Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, Genetics, Molecular biology or related discipline with at least two (2) years’ relevant experience } – (Ibadan) .
  • Research Associate; MSc in Food Science/Technology with Three years’ relevant experience in a structured organization Competencies. The ideal candidate must have: Good understanding and operational skills of laboratory equipment’s. Excellent understanding of computer especially statistical packages and power point. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Ability to speak French will be an added advantage. Good interpersonal relationships. Ability to travel extensively within Africa. Ability to work in the office/field.


Interested applicants should complete the online application at IITA website: http://www.iita.org/careers attaching their cover letter with detailed curriculum vitae saved in a single file in Microsoft Word format no later than two weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.  IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

Advertisement Title Opening Date Closing Date Duty Station
Research Associate24/04/201709/05/2017Ibadan, Nigeria
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer II25/04/201710/05/2017Ibadan, Nigeria
Field Assistant/Driver28/04/201713/05/2017Abuja, Nigeria
Communication Assistant28/04/201713/05/2017Ibadan, Nigeria
Field Worker II28/04/201713/05/2017Ibadan, Nigeria
Research Assistant28/04/201713/05/2017Abuja, Nigeria
Research Supervisor (Molecular Breeding)28/04/201713/05/2017Ibadan, Nigeria

For further information, you can visit the official International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) website at iita recruitment portal

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2 thoughts on “IITA Recruitment 2017; New Job Vacancies!”

  1. Eniayewu Yetunde

    the work experience start date keeps saying invalid format. please what is the format for writing it

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