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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Field Worker II

Job ref.: IITA/P&C/NRS2024-015
Location: Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Job type: Contract
Contract: 1-year renewable contract       


  • Carry out layout experimental field, seed preparation and pollination of experiments.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor
  • Carry out planting using jab planter and thinning of experimental fields.
  • Assist in fertilizer application on experimental field and shoot covering.


  • O’level with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be experienced in managing screen house, cold store, preparation of sample for analysis and data collection.

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


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  3rd May, 2024.


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