Research Technician for AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center
ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the post of Research Technician for AVRDC to be based in Vijayapura, (formerly Bijapur), Karnataka. 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.
About AVRDC: The World Vegetable Center is a nonprofit, autonomous international agricultural research center with headquarters in Taiwan and regional offices around the globe. The Center conducts research and development programs that contribute to improved incomes and diets in the developing world.
A consortium of CGIAR-Government of Karnataka is implementing a project to improve overall farm productivity by 20% and farmer incomes by 25% in four years. Two years of this project has been completed during which work was undertaken in the districts of Raichur and Chickmagalur. A Technician is now being hired to be based in Vijayapura and implement the project plan relating to the vegetable sub-sector in Vijayapura district over the next two years (2015-2017). He will be reporting to the Site Coordinator.
How to Apply: Eligible candidates are welcome to attend a walk-in interview on Tuesday, 28th April 2015, from 10 am to 12 pm at Hotel Golden Heights Station Road, Vijayapura (Bijapur), Karnataka – 586104. Please bring your original certificates indicating your qualifications and experience, along with your recent Bio-data / CV for the interview.
“ICRISAT strongly welcomes women candidates to apply"
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