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.
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
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
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
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
Please CLICK HERE to submit your application.