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National Recruitment

Research Technician

ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the post of Research Technician to be based at Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India. This is a nationally recruited position.

ICRISAT is a non-profit, apolitical, international organization for science-based agricultural development. Established in 1972, it is an Alliance of centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), and supported by more than 48 governments, foundations, and development banks. To reduce poverty, enhance crop productivity and food security and to protect the environment, ICRISAT research focuses on farming systems and crop improvement, management and utilization of sorghum, pearl millet, pigeonpea, chickpea, and groundnut in the semi-arid tropics.  

Responsibilities:

  • To assist in conducting field trials involving chickpea composite collection for agronomic traits.
  • To assist in recording post-harvest data on seed traits in chickpea composite collection.
  • To supervise/Assist in crop production activities like planting, weeding, harvesting and seed processing activities.
  • To prepare planting materials, field layouts, record field and post-harvest data and processing of samples
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities as entrusted by supervisor

Competencies:

  • Fluent in English (Written and spoken)
  • Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office, data analysis)
  • Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in multicultural team

Requirements:

  • Science Graduate

General: 

The position is for three years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the Institute's continuing need for the position.

Last date to submit application: 5 February 2015

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