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IITA Job Vacancy In Nigeria: Research Associate


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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates
agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.


Location: Ibadan

Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)

Position: Research Associate

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
 * Participate in the coordination of the A4NH research program in Nigeria;
 * Ensure with stakeholders engagement and research implementation for the A4NH research
program in Nigeria
 * Conduct literature review, preparing presentation and the materials needed;
 * Support activities related to communication and knowledge mobilization (media engagement,
stakeholders consultation, writing blogs, preparation of research and policy briefs);
 * Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Master’s in Economics or related field with minimum of Five (5) years’ experience performing similar role in a structured organization.
The ideal candidate must have:
 * Experience using statistical software packages (STATA);
 * Excellent spoken and written communication skill.
 * Ability to work independently and pay close to attention to details.
 * Good interpersonal skills, high energy and ability to multitask.
 * Ability to travel locally or internationally.

Highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Method of Application:
Interested applicants should complete the online application at IITA website, 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.

Application Deadline:
Application closes 30th December 2017

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