Scientific Officer Recruitment | ICRISAT- 2019


ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for the post of Scientific Officer to conduct vegetable research and extension services to implement its vegetable improvement program in the states of Jharkhand. The position will be based at Deoghar, Jharkhand, India. This position is open for Indian nationals only.
WorldVeg is the world’s largest international non-profit research and development center focused on alleviating poverty and malnutrition in developing countries through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables.  Founded in 1971 with headquarters in Taiwan, the Center’s global work covers East and Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Central Asia.  For more information please visit our website:
ICRISAT is a non-profit, 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 its 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.
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 details, see
The Job:         
  • Coordinate all project field activities in the assigned district areas
  • Provide technical assistance and supervisory support to farming communities engaged in the implementation of project activities
  • Conduct field trials, pilot and demonstration activities in the designated district areas;
  • Collect data, conduct analyses and maintain records of all activities undertaken under the project;
  • Prepare inputs for technical and project reports and publications as requested by the Project Manager;
  • Organize and coordinate trainings for farming communities and local partner agencies;
  • Assist in developing training extension documents, materials and programs in coordination with project team members
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic progress reports, technical papers and presentations for meetings and annual reports as needed for donors, project beneficiaries, and team members;
  • Provide project administrative support such as procurement, payments and maintaining accounts in accordance with the policies and regulations of the World Vegetable Center
  •  Good working knowledge of agriculture especially vegetable cultivation in the respective state;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Hindi;
  • Proficiency in the use of various software applications (MS Word, MS Excel) and exposure to handling variety evaluation trials;
  • Energetic and enthusiastic personality with an urge to improve agricultural systems;
  • Strong team player and willing to work as part of an extended team comprising several agencies.
Master degree in Agriculture/Horticulture and at least 2 years’ working experience in projects related to vegetables.
This is a consolidated position for one year, renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position. An attractive compensation is offered for the right candidate.
How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 31 January, 2019 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 short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please CLICK HERE to submit your application.
ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

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