Visiting Scientist

Visiting Scientist

Organization: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

Apply By: 16 Aug 2019

Location: (Odisha)

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: Visiting Scientist

Location: Odisha


  • Support in on-ground implementation and monitoring of project related activities
  • Support in developing annual work plan
  • Support in collecting and preparing regular reports from the districts
  • Liaising with Department of agriculture, NGO partners and ICRISAT staff across Odisha state to ensure successful implementation of the Project
  • Participation in knowledge dissemination events under the project and support in organizing workshops/meetings as and when needed
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by the project coordinator

Essential Criteria:

  • PhD in Agricultural Sciences with at least 2 years of experience
  • Knowledge of farming systems in Odisha
  • Experience with natural resource management will be desirable
  • Applicants should have excellent communication skills in spoken and written English and Odia languages
  • Good writing skills, computer and word processing skills
  • Experience with working in interdisciplinary team environment and willingness to contribute to team work
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the Odisha state

Duration: This is a Visiting Scientist position (VS) for two years renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position

How to apply

Deadline: 16-August-2019

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