IITA – Head, Biometrics and Statistics Unit

IITA is looking for a suitably qualified person to fill the position of Head, Biometrics and Statistics Unit. The Biometrics and Statistics Unit has a research and service role for IITA across all our locations and programs. The appropriate design, database development, and analysis of experiments are a key function for the science of IITA and this unit is critical to the quality of this science. IITA works in a wide diversity of research areas with a diversity of quantitative, qualitative, and spatial statistics. The Head of this unit will need to give leadership in this area and to manage the activities of its staff across IITA.

Closing Date: The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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IITA – Farming System Analyst

We are looking for a suitably qualified and enthusiastic person to fill the position of Farming System Analyst who will lead the efforts of IITA in relation to farming system analysis activities in the West and East/Central African Action Areas of the Humidtropics. The Farming System Analyst will work in close cooperation with other institutes engaged in this research area and report to the Director for Central Africa and NRM of IITA.

Closing Date: 15 November 2013 or until suitable candidate is found

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IITA Visiting Scientist – Maize

The successful candidate will be part of the HarvestPlus project team and assist in the development, testing and dissemination of maize germplasm with enhanced levels of pro-vitamin A and zinc to partners. In addition, she/he will help identify sources of novel alleles associated with enhanced concentrations of pro-vitamin A from adapted and introduced maize germplasm and utilize molecular markers to introduce the alleles into maize germplasm with different genetic backgrounds and adaptive traits.

Closing Date: The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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