International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. ICRISAT has released official notification for the job openings of Research Technician vacancies.  Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing date is on :- 03rd July, 2020. 

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Research Technician - 03 Posts

Job Location - Hyderabad

Other Qualification Details :-

ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the position of Research Technician (3 positions) to implement OLM project (Livelihood development through Vegetable Cultivation and Value Addition activities), a collaborative project with World Vegetable Centre and ICRISAT. The positions will be based at Rayagada, Nabarangpur and Koraput district of Odisha

1. Post Name: Research Technician - 03

2.  Responsibilities: i. Work under the guidance of the Scientific officer/Project manager to implement the various project activities in the target locations;
ii. Coordinate all field activities in the district areas assigned and relating to the project
iii. Provide technical assistance and supervisory support to farming communities engaged with the implementation of project activities
iv. Conduct field trials, pilot and demonstration activities in designated district areas under the supervision of the Scientific Officer
v. Collect data and maintain records of all activities undertaken under the project
vi. Prepare inputs for technical and project reports as requested by the Scientific Officer/Project Manager

3.  Requirements: i. Degree/Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture is a must for this role
ii. At least 1-2 years experience in working on vegetable production and postharvest handling will be preferred.
iii. Willingness to travel frequently to project locations
iv. Good communication and knowledge of local language

4. Competencies: Good working knowledge of vegetable cultivation and postharvest management in Odisha.
ii. Strong written and verbal communication skills in Odia and English; 
iii. Proficiency in the use of various software applications (MS Word, MS Excel,) and exposure to handling variety evaluation trials;
iv. Strong team person and willing to work as part of an extended team comprising several agencies.

General :-

This is a consolidate position for one year, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the Institute’s continuing need for the position.

Address :-

ICRISAT, Patancheru near Hyderabad, India

Selection Process :-

All applications will be acknowledged however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Applicants should apply on or before 3 July 2020 with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience.

2. ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more information visit