Scientific Officer AB InBev Project

1 - 5 Years
Hyderabad

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Support in planning and implementation of water conservation structures and efficient management of water, soil and crop resources
Community mobilization and development of community based organizations
Conduct on-farm trials/demos to enhance system productivity and collect high quality data through crop-cuttings/farmer-records and timely preparation/submission of field progress reports
To promote farm-based livelihoods and mainstreaming of women farmers
Train the farmers/farm facilitators/technicians and dissemination of good practices
Liaising with stakeholders like farmers, researchers, NGO, line-department and others
Support in baseline, systematic documentation of various on-farm activities and impact assessment
Any other responsibility as entrusted by the supervisor

Essential criteria:

M.Sc. in Soil & Water Engineering, Soil Science, Agronomy or other related discipline in agriculture
Fluency in spoken and written English and Telugu languages
Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office)

Desirable:

Person with a flair for field work and suitable experience will be preferred
A team player and adaptable to working in an inter-disciplinary and multicultural team
Good communication skills (oral and written)
Well versed with computer operations and digital reporting

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 7 January 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.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

Functional Area:Engineering Design, R&D

Role Category:R&D

Role:Research Scientist

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Company Profile

INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEM I 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.
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.
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