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    Research Technician at Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi

    Apr 11, 2019

    Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) - The Molecular Biology Laboratory of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position below:

    Research Technician


    Location: Makurdi, Benue

    Position Responsibilities

    Research-will contribute to the field activities of the project titled “Genetic improvement of cowpea for Striga/Alectra resistance using molecular tools in Nigeria under direct supervision of the Project Leader. He/she will:

    • Contribute to development and deployment for cowpea genetic improvement.
    • Provide leadership and be responsible for coordination of all field activities.

    Educational Qualifications

    • The candidate should have an OND/HND in Crop Production, Plant Science or Pest Management.

    Core Competencies:

    • Statistical analysis and reporting
    • Field crop establishment and data collection
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    Additional Information

    • The job position is for a period of two years renewable subject to availability of funds.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications which must include the following below:

    • A Covering Letter which should address how the candidates background/experience relates to the position applied for;
    • Curriculum vitae,
    • Names and Addresses of three professional referees (which must include either the Head of the applicants current or previous organization or applicants direct Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work).

    All applications should be addressed and sent to:
    The Registrar,
    Federal University of Agriculture,
    P.M.B. 2373, Makurdi,
    Benue State,

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