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National Recruitment

Research Technician Dryland Cereals Pathology

ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the post of Research Technician to be based at Patancheru, Telangana, 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:

  • Assist in greenhouse and field screening of pearl millet and sorghum lines for disease resistance
  • Maintenance of fungal/oomycete isolates
  • Data collection and analysis, and prepare draft reports related to sorghum and pearl millet diseases
  • Any other assignments from time to time

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Competencies:

  • Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office and data analysis)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.
  • Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in multicultural team

Requirements:

BSc Ag/BSc with essential knowledge of agricultural crops with 1-2 year of relevant experience

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: 20 May 2015

How to Apply:  Click here

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