ICRISAT Recruitment-Scientific Officer – Bhoochetana Project (Odisha) Vacancies-Last Date 24 August 2018

Last Date:-24 August 2018

Name of the Post:- Scientific Officer – Bhoochetana Project (Odisha)

Essential criteria:  

  • M.Sc (Agri) / M.Sc (Hort) / M.Sc (Vet) / M.Sc in Biological Sciences with fluency in English. Knowledge/fluency in Oriya will be preferred
  • The candidate should have aptitude and skills to draft reports, papers
  • Knowledge of M.S. Office is essential

Desirable:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential
  • Well versed with Computer operations and digital reporting
  • People with a flair for field work, group interactions and suitable experience will be preferred
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team in a multicultural and multinational environment and the ability to interact with partner organizations 

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.

Jobs Responsibilities:-

  • Supervise on-farm farmer participatory action research trials in different districts of Odisha
  • Constant interactions with the farmers, researchers and Department of Agriculture officials and act as a liaison person in the district
  • Travel within the district and providing technical support to the Farm Facilitators/Lead Farmers and Farmers in the district
  • Recording of scientific data, prepare draft reports, collecting of the information about the farmers and undertaking the crop cutting experiments to record yields in the demonstration plots and guide technicians based in the districts
  • Regular and timely reporting for district activities and update to supervisors 

General:

This is an internationally recruited staff (IRS) position for 3 years, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and continuing availability of funding. 

How to apply:-  Applicants should apply on or before 24-August-2018, 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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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