Family Physician at IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Full Time

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries.


  • Manage all medical problems presented to the clinic, 24hours a day, and 7 days a week.
  • Arrange referrals to other outside health facilities in liaison with the unit head e.g., dental, obstetrics, surgery etc., as the need arises.
  • Investigate clinical problems with the use of comprehensive high-tech laboratory, and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Monitor the effect of dangerous chemicals on staff working as chemical handlers and sprayers.
  • Participate in the medical screening exercise for IITA staff and community.
  • Collaborate with the Unit Head in the discharge of clinical duties.
  • Publish health education and promotion articles in the institute bulletin as assigned by the Head, IITA Clinic.
  • Facilitate / conduct relevant occupational health related activities for different units as directed by the unit head.
  • Organize in-house continuing medical education of the entire clinic staff on clinical skills and relevant customer relation skills.
  • Take weekdays and weekend calls.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.


  • MBBS or MB ChB plus a post graduate fellowship qualification in General Medical Practice (Family Medicine) and must be a registered member of the Nigerian Medical Council with a minimum of eight (8) years’ postgraduate and working experience in at least 3 of the following:
  • General medical practice including accident and emergency unit.
  • Intensive care management of various subspecialty medical problems.
  • Many years of experience in in-patient medical problems.
  • Family health practice in a metropolitan city.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Be computer literate, compassionate and have empathy.
  • Be committed to high ethical standards for personal and professional conduct.


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

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