Research Technician – Rythu Kosam Project (AP) -1

- 5 Years
Andhrapradesh Other

Job Description

ICRISAT invites applications from dynamic Indian nationals for the position of Research Technician for Rythu Kosam Project - ICRISAT. The position is based in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct participatory field trials with farmers in Andhra Pradesh 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 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 Telugu (written and spoken)
  • Person with flair for field work, group interactions and suitable experience will be preferred

Competencies:

  • 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 the need for the position. An attractive compensation is offered for the right candidate.


How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 15-October-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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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 - Agriculture, Biology, Other Specialization

Company Profile

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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