ICRISAT RESEARCH TECHNICIANS Openings


RESEARCH TECHNICIANS – ODISHA LIVELIHOOD MISSION PROJECT


ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian Nationals for the post of Research Technician (six positions) under ICRISAT Development Center, Asia Program for Odisha Livelihood Mission Project at Odisha. The positions are based at different districts viz, Puri, Khurda, Raygarah, Gajapati, Koraput and Nabarangpur in Odisha state, India. The position reports to the Principal Investigator of the Project. 
Headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India ICRISAT has 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:
  • Conduct participatory field trials and demos with farmers in allocated districts of Odisha
  • Collect and record high quality data sets required for scientific research
  • Train the farmers’/farm facilitators and provide technical support, maintaining improved interventions at benchmark locations
  • Collect information from farmers and undertake the crop cutting experiments to record yields and other benefits of demonstration plots
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams along with project partners
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities as entrusted by supervisor
Essential criteria:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Biological Sciences or any agricultural related degree
  • Proficiency in English and Oriya (written and spoken)
  • Person with flair for field work, group interactions and suitable experience will be preferred
General:
This is a consolidated position for two 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 6 March 2020, 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 short listed candidates will be contacted
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