Job opening

Posting Title:Research Technician
Job Location: India
Skill Required: Research And Analysis,
Preferred Experience: 2 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 17th Dec, 2020

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Job Description

About the Organization:

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-confessional, and 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 their 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.

Position: Research Technician – PowerGrid-ICRISAT Watershed Project (Odisha)


  • Support in implementation of watershed activities as per the approved work plans around water conservation, soil health management, crops/cultivars, agronomy, IPM, livestock, and others
  • Support in baseline and impact assessment
  • Conduct participatory field trials/demos with farmers in the watershed and collect high-quality data sets required for scientific research through crop cuttings and farmer records
  • Develop and strengthen community-based organizations
  • Day to day supervision of various activities in the farmers’ fields and systematic documentation
  • Train the farmer’s/farm facilitators and dissemination of good practices to farmers in the watershed
  • Preparation of field progress reports
  • Liaising with stakeholders like farmers, NGO, line-department and others
  • Any other responsibility as entrusted by the supervisor

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Science with specialization in Agriculture / Biological Sciences or Diploma in Agriculture or related field with more than 2 years agriculture-related experience
  • Proficiency in English and Oriya (written and spoken) is a must
  • A person with a flair for fieldwork, group interactions, and suitable experience will be preferred


  • Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office, data analysis)
  • Should be a good team player and adaptable to working in a multicultural team


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