Laboratory Supervisor needed at International Islamic Academy

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Job title : Laboratory Supervisor

Job Location : Oyo

Deadline : July 16, 2024

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Description

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

Duration: 6 months’ renewable                                            

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.

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