Research Technician - Odisha Livelihood Mission Project
Organization: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Apply By: 06 Mar 2020
About the Organization:
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-confessional and 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 their 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.
Position: Research Technician - Odisha Livelihood Mission Project
No. of Positions: 06
- Conduct participatory field trials and demos with farmers in allocated districts of Odisha
- Collect and record high quality data sets required for scientific research
- Train the farmers’/farm facilitators and provide technical support, maintaining improved interventions at benchmark locations
- Collect information from farmers and undertake the crop cutting experiments to record yields and other benefits of demonstration plots
- Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams along with project partners
- In addition to the above, any other responsibilities as entrusted by supervisor
- Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Biological Sciences or any agricultural related degree
- Proficiency in English and Oriya (written and spoken)
- Person with flair for field work, group interactions and suitable experience will be preferred
General: This is a consolidated position for two years’ renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.
Applicants should apply on or before 6 March 2020, with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience.
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