IITA Jobs in Nigeria : Laboratory Attendant

IITA is one of the worlds leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize.
IITA seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institutes Headquarters, Ibadan:

Job Title: Laboratory Attendant
Responsibilities
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Assist in general cleaning of laboratory and screen house;
  • Assist in washing of glass wares;
  • Assist in autoclaving and carry out maintenance of laboratory equipment's;
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations of the Biotechnology laboratory;
  • Assist with photography needs of the laboratory;
  • Perform any other function as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualification
  • Good O'level certificate with at least Two (2) years relevant experience on laboratory cleanliness and maintenance.
Competencies
Ideal Candidate must:
  • Be innovative, highly dedicated and have god interpersonal skill.
  • Be a team player.
  • Be able to work under minimal supervision.
RemunerationWe offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.


Job location
Ibadan

Application Closing Date
4th February, 2017

How to apply
Interested applicant should forward their applications including a covering letter which should address how the candidates background/experience relates to the specific duties of the position applied for, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three professional referees (which must include either the Head of the applicant's current or previous organization or applicants direct Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work).
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