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Oct

Research Technician –Monsoon Mission Project

ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian Nationals for the post of Research Technician, Monsoon Mission Project with Asia Program. The position is based at ICRISAT Patancheru, Telangana, India and in target districts of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, India. These positions report to the Principal Investigator of the Project.  

ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.

ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect and assemble appropriate data on crop and weather (historical) from various sources
  • Assisting the conduct groundnut crop field demonstrations in the target districts
  • Assist the groundnut farmers in implementing the groundnut crop management advisory developed by ICRISAT
  • Timely assess groundnut crop production risks in the farmers’ fields and provide necessary remedies to farmers for sustainable groundnut yields in the target districts
  • Assist scientists in the preparation of technical reports, and research papers and other related jobs from time to time
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams along with project partners 

Essential criteria:  

  • B.Sc. Degree in Agriculture / Environmental Sciences or any related field from reputed University / Institute
  • Experience in field experiments would be an added advantage
  • Experience in using software packages like MS-Office and basic analysis.
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English and Telugu / Kannada 

General:

This is a Consolidated position for three years renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.

How to apply: 

Applicants should apply on or before 28-October-2018, with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please CLICK HERE to submit your application.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

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