Research Technician – ICRISAT Development Centre

0 - 5 Years
Karnataka Other

Job Description

ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian Nationals for the post of Research Technician. The position is based in Bellary, Karnataka, India.
ICRISAT is a non-profit organization that helps empower poor people in the rural drylands of Africa and Asia to overcome poverty, hunger and malnutrition, through making agriculture profitable and sustainable. We achieve this through scientific advancements and working in partnership. ICRISAT, established in 1972 is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.
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.

Conduct participatory field trials with farmers at Different District in Karnataka and collect high quality data sets required for scientific research
Day to day supervision of various activities in the farmers fields and collection, compilation and tabulation of data
Train the farmers/farm facilitators and provide technical support, maintaining improved interventions at benchmark locations
Record scientific data, collecting of the information about the farmers and undertaking the crop cutting experiments to record yields in the demonstration plots
In addition to the above, any other responsibilities as entrusted by supervisor
Essential Criteria:
B.Sc (Agri) / B.Sc in Biological Sciences / Graduate from any stream with essential knowledge of agricultural crops, livestock with first class
Proficiency in English and Kannada (written and spoken)
Person with flair for field work, group interactions and suitable experience will be preferred
Fluent in English and local language
Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office, data analysis)
Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in multicultural team
General:
This is a consolidated position for two years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institutes continuing need for the position.
How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 15-March-2019, 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.
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ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer


Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time

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INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEM I ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)

ICRISAT is a non-profit organization that helps empower poor people in the rural drylands of Africa and Asia to overcome poverty, hunger and malnutrition, through making agriculture profitable and sustainable. We achieve this through scientific advancements and working in partnership. ICRISAT, established in 1972 is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.
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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