Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) recruitment for Experienced Personnel

Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) – Applications are
hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post below in
the under-listed National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs) under
the aegis of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN):

Job Title: Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Location:
Ibadan, Oyo
NARIs: Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN)
Summary
The Institute has national mandate for research into the genetic
improvement, production and processing of cocoa, cashew, tea, coffee and
kola.
Duties

  • The Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer is the Research
    and Administrative Head of the Institute and therefore responsible for
    the academic and administrative management and leadership of the
    Institute.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have
    extensive research experience as evidenced by scientific publications
    with a minimum of ten (10) years cognate experience in an agricultural
    research institution.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide
    research/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated
    vision for the development of the Institute.
  • Being a Director of Research in a Research Institute will be an
    added advantage. Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of
    age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.

Terms of Appointment
A single term of Five (5) years only

Salary
Political Office Holder Salary Scale.

Job Title: Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
NARIs: Lake Chad Research Institute (LCRI)
Summary
The Institute has national mandate for research into genetic
improvement, production and processing of millet, wheat and barley and
also research into the total farming systems for the broad ecological
zone covering the north-east geo-political zone.
Duties

  • The Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer is the Research
    and Administrative Head of the Institute and therefore responsible for
    the academic and administrative management and leadership of the
    Institute.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have
    extensive research experience as evidenced by scientific publications
    with a minimum of ten (10) years cognate experience in an agricultural
    research institution.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide
    research/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated
    vision for the development of the Institute.
  • Being a Director of Research in a Research Institute will be an
    added advantage. Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of
    age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.
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Terms of Appointment
A single term of Five (5) years only

Salary
Political Office Holder Salary Scale.

Job Title: Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Location:
Benin, Edo
NARIs: Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR)
Summary
The Institute has national mandate for research into the genetic
improvement, production and processing of oil-palm, raphia, date,
ornamental palms, coconut and shea tree and also research into the total
farming systems for the broad ecological zone covering the south-south
geo-political zone
Duties

  • The Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer is the Research
    and Administrative Head of the Institute and therefore responsible for
    the academic and administrative management and leadership of the
    Institute.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have
    extensive research experience as evidenced by scientific publications
    with a minimum of ten (10) years cognate experience in an agricultural
    research institution.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide
    research/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated
    vision for the development of the Institute.
  • Being a Director of Research in a Research Institute will be an
    added advantage. Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of
    age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.

Terms of Appointment
A single term of Five (5) years only

Salary
Political Office Holder Salary Scale.

Job Title: Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Location:
Umudike, Abia
NARIs: National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI)
Summary
The Institute has national mandate for research into the genetic
improvement, production and processing of cassava, yam, cocoyams, Irish
potato, ginger and sweet potato and also research into the total farming
systems for the broad ecological zone covering the south-east
geo-political zone.
Duties

  • The Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer is the Research
    and Administrative Head of the Institute and therefore responsible for
    the academic and administrative management and leadership of the
    Institute.
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Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have
    extensive research experience as evidenced by scientific publications
    with a minimum of ten (10) years cognate experience in an agricultural
    research institution.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide
    research/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated
    vision for the development of the Institute.
  • Being a Director of Research in a Research Institute will be an
    added advantage. Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of
    age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.

Terms of Appointment
A single term of Five (5) years only

Salary
Political Office Holder Salary Scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit Twelve (12)
typewritten copies and one (1) electronic copy on CD of their Curriculum
Vitae and photocopies of their credentials. Functional phone numbers
and e-mail address should be indicated in the CV.

Three Referees should be requested to send their reports to the address
below. All applications and Referees reports should be marked
“Confidential Application” at the top left corner of the envelope and
addressed to:
The Executive Secretary,
Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN),
Agricultural Research House,
Plot 2230 Cadastral Zone 86, Mabushi,
P.M.B. 5026, Wuse,
Abuja.

Note: Candidates must apply for only one institute
under the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) as multiple
applications (i.e applications for more than one institute) is not
allowed.

Application Deadline  21st June, 2017.

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