Research Technician †Crop Improvement

1 - 2 Years
Hyderabad

Job Description

ICRISAT invites applications from dynamic Indian nationals for the post of Research Technician Crop Improvement. This position is based at ICRISAT Headquarters, near Greater Hyderabad, Telangana State, India.

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. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid tropics is home to over 2 billion people, with 650 million of these being the poorest of the poor. 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:

Prepare planting materials, filed layouts, record field and post-harvest data and processing of samples
Supervise/assist in crop production activities like planting, weeding, harvesting and seed processing activities
Generate crosses involving restorer parents in pearl millet
Attend greenhouse and field activities related to restorer parents in pearl millet
Support in data entry and provide basic analysis in MS-Excel for heat tolerance screening nurseries

Requirements:

Science graduate or B.Tech with 1 or 2 years of relevant experience.
Fluency in English (both written and spoken)
Proficiency in Computer Skills (MS-Office)
Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in multicultural team

General:
This is a Locally Recruited Staff position for three years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institutes continuing need for the position. An attractive compensation is offered for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 21-December-2017, with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience.


ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time

Key Skills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG:B.Sc - Other Specialization

Company Profile

INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FORTHE SEMI ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)
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. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid tropics is home to over 2 billion people, with 650 million of these being the poorest of the poor. 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.
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