ICRISAT Legumes Scientific Officer Job Opening ~ helpBIOTECH

15 February 2017

ICRISAT Legumes Scientific Officer Job Opening

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ICRISAT invites applications from dynamic and young Indian nationals for the position of Scientific Officer for ICRISAT. The position is based at ICRISAT – Patancheru, India.

World Vegetable Center is a nonprofit, autonomous international agricultural research and development center with headquarters in Taiwan and regional offices around the globe. The Center conducts research and development to contribute to improved incomes and diets in the developing world.

Job Responsibilities:-

  • Conduct laboratory, glasshouse and field experiments on screening for biotic and abiotic stress resistance/tolerance in legumes
  • Conduct plant hybridization activities in legumes
  • Conduct marker assisted selection
  • Data collection and collation and maintenance of databases
  • Preparation of research reports and papers
  • Conduct research work activities as part of a multidisciplinary team


  • M.Sc. in Plant Breeding or a related field with a good academic record
  • At least three years of experience in laboratory, glasshouse and field operations
  • Sound knowledge of plant breeding and genetics
  • Experience in plant hybridization
  • Experience in marker assisted selection
  • Excellent communication and computer skills, with fluency in written and spoken English and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment


The position is for one year in a locally recruiter staff (LRS) Cadre, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position. An attractive compensation is offered for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 26-February-2017, with a letter of motivation, 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 short listed candidates will be contacted

Please CLICK HERE to submit your application.

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