April 20, 2024

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit establishment that generates agricultural improvements to fulfill Africa’s most urgent challenges of starvation, malnutrition, poverty, and pure useful resource degradation. Working with varied companions throughout sub-Saharan Africa, we enhance livelihoods, improve meals and diet safety, improve employment, and protect pure useful resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a worldwide agriculture analysis partnership for a meals safe future.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Biometrician

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Job Type: Full-time


  • Support One CGIAR breeding analytics course of crew in establishing requirements for information high quality and analytics.
  • Analyze giant multi–yr and multi–location information units collected from trials in Africa utilizing acceptable statistical software program.
  • Advise IITA employees in planning discipline experiments and biophysical and socioeconomic surveys and information evaluation.
  • Conduct unbiased information cleansing, exploratory information evaluation, analytical and visualization help, displays, and assigned duties, together with drafting of stories and methodology notes of analytics performed.
  • Contribute to publish scientific articles in refereed journals documenting analysis progress.
  • Provide technical coaching in utilized statistics and help scientists, visiting scientists, trainees, and nationwide program scientists in team-based analysis initiatives.
  • Perform all different associated duties as required by the wants of the Center.


  • Masters in Biostatistics, Data Science, Statistics or associated discipline with a minimal of 5 (5) years expertise performing comparable function in a well-structured atmosphere
  • Experience in machine studying and Cloud Computing utilizing R Programming is added benefit.

The best candidate should:

  • Be skilled with exploratory information evaluation, and/or information mining, textual content analytics, machine studying and massive information processing strategies.
  • Have glorious programming/coding abilities associated to information assortment, information administration and analytics utilizing statistical software program (e.g., R, ASReml-R, Python, and so forth.).
  • Have good oral and written communication abilities in English.


  • We provide extremely aggressive salaries with equally engaging advantages and glorious working situations in a pleasing campus atmosphere.

Application Closing Date
twenty eighth July, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

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