Posted on :
23 Mar, 2020
23 Mar, 2020
General: 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.
The Position: IITA is recruiting for a Research Technician position for an on-going donor-funded project across Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria. The successful candidate will work as a member of a team of research and development partners working with National Research Institutions, Cocoa buying companies, community-based organizations and farmers in Ghana.
Job Title: Research Technician
Minimum Qualification and Requirements
Duty Station: Accra with consistent field work travels to project sites across the cocoa growing belt of Ghana.
Terms of appointment: This is Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position. Initial appointment is fixed term for two years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and the availability of funding.
How To Apply
Applicants should send a cover letter and CV (4 pages maximum) explaining their interest in the position, relevant documents and testimonials and the names and addresses (telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience.
Applications should be addressed to Dr Richard Asare, Country Representative and CocoaSoils Coordinator, IITA-Ghana, PMB LG 56, Accra-Ghana, and submitted by email to: [email protected] Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
IITA is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.
To find out more about IITA, visit our websites at http://www.iita.org.