Vacancy notification for B.Sc Ag for a Research Technician post at ICRISAT, Patancheru
ICRISAT is seeking an innovative, dynamic and creative Program Director who is a strong believer in partnerships to lead and manage the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals.
The Position : Research Technician
a. To supervise on-farm farmer participatory action research trials in different districts of Andhra Pradesh under the Government of AP-ICRISAT Project on Bhoochetana involving rainfed crops;
b. To interact with the farmers, researchers and Department of Agriculture officials and act as a liaison person in the district;
c. To travel within the district and providing technical support to the Farm Facilitators/Lead Farmers and Farmers in the district;
d. To record scientific data, collecting of the information about the farmers and undertaking the crop cutting experiments to record yields in the demonstration plots.
a. Fluent in English and local language (telugu) (both written and spoken);
b. Proficiency in Computer skills (Ms- Office, data analysis);
c. Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in multicultural team.
a. Graduate (B.Sc – Agri / B.Sc in Biological Sciences) with related experience;
b. Candidate with flair for field work and group interactions;
c. Highly proficient in MS-Office suite, with special reference to Powerpoint and Excel;
d. Willingness to travel as per needs of the job;
e. Good interpersonal and communication skills with pleasing personality.