Research Technician – World Vegetable Center

2 - 3 Years

Job Description

The Job:

Working under the guidance of the Scientific Officer to implement project activities including;
Conduct field trials and glasshouse activities under the supervision of the Scientific Officer
Collect data, conduct analysis and maintain records of all activities undertaken under the project;
Prepare inputs for technical and project reports and publications as requested by the Project Leader;
Assist in the preparation of periodic progress reports, technical papers, and presentations for meetings and annual reports as needed for donors, project beneficiaries, and team members;


Good working knowledge of legume cultivation
Exposure to handling variety evaluation trials;
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Telugu;
Proficiency in the use of various software applications (MS Word, MS Excel);
Energetic and enthusiastic personality with an urge to improve the agricultural systems.
Strong team person and willing to work as part of an extended team comprising several agencies.


Diploma/Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture and at least 2 years experience in legume cultivation, extension or research activities.

This is a Locally Recruited Staff (LRS) cadre position, for one year, renewable on an annual basis depending on performance and the projects continuing need for the position.
How to Apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 30 April, 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 short listed candidates will be contacted.

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ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer"

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

Functional Area:Medical, Healthcare, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology

Role Category:Medical Professional

Role:Lab Technician/Medical Technician/Lab Staff

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Company Profile


ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the post of Research Technician (2 positions) to work on the project “Genetic Enhancement of Minor Pulses: Characterization, Evaluation, Genetic Enhancement and Generation of Genomic Resources for Accelerated Utilization and Improvement of Minor Pulses� funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. These positions will be based at ICRISAT-Patancheru, Hyderabad. These positions are open for Indian nationals only.

The World Vegetable Center (World-Veg) is an international non-profit institute for vegetable research and development. Founded in 1971 with headquarters in Taiwan, the Center’s global network today covers East and Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Central Asia. The Center mobilizes resources from the public and private sector to realize the potential of vegetables for healthier lives and more resilient livelihoods. World-Veg’s improved varieties, production and postharvest methods help farmers increase vegetable harvests, raise incomes in poor rural and urban households, create jobs, and provide healthier, more nutritious diets for families and communities. For more information, please visit our website:
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. 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
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