ICRISAT Recruitment 2023 for Project Scientist/Associate | Last Date: 30 November 2023

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ICRISAT Recruitment 2023: ICRISAT has announced notification for the Project Scientist(Computational Biology)/Project Associate – I (Plant Pathology) post. Candidates with the qualification of M.Sc/PhD are eligible to apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online before the last date. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

ICRISAT Recruitment

About ICRISAT:  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 worldwide. Covering 6.5 million square kilometres of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people, and 644 million are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these disadvantaged populations to overcome poverty, hunger, and a degraded environment through better agricultural production systems. ICRISAT is headquartered at Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and eight country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT envisions a prosperous, food-secure and resilient dryland tropics.

ICRISAT Recruitment 2023:

ICRISAT Recruitment 2023 for Project Scientist:

Job Role Project Scientist
Job category Telangana Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Sc/PhD
Total Vacancies Not Disclosed
Salary Best in Industry
Experience 03 years
Job Location Patancheru, Hyderabad
Last Date 21 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility:



Educational Qualification:

Project Scientist I- Computational Biology:

  • M.Sc in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology with 03 years of experience in multi-omics analysis from a recognized research institute/university.
  • Proven ability to implement GAB for crop improvement.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Bioinformatics

Job description: ICRISAT seeks applications for Project Scientist I – Computational Biology for IRRI to coordinate activities of the rice emerging diseases network project at ISAH and collaborate with NARE partners. The position is within the Rice Breeding Innovations Platform-South Asia Region.

Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Design and implement computational strategies.
  • Summarize and display complex data into actionable metrics to inform experimental design/next steps.
  • Create and troubleshoot (custom) software to enable high throughput analysis pipelines.
  • Analyze varied genomic data sets (transcriptomics, resequencing, genome assembly, genome annotation, metagenomics, epigenetics, etc.).
  • Develop tools for the manipulation and investigation of NGS datasets.
  • Run software and scripts while keeping excellent records.
  • Design, execute, review, and interpret experiments to provide recommendations for product development strategies.
  • Actively participate in the strategic planning and research meeting of Rice Breeding Planform and Rice Breeding SA Cluster.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to implement new technologies into new product development pipelines.

Selection Process:

  • The selection process includes interviews
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to apply for ICRISAT Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online with their latest Resume and the names and contact information of two references who know their professional qualifications and work experience. The last date to submit the online application is on or before 21 November 2023.

For more details & Apply: Click here.


ICRISAT Recruitment 2023 for Project Associate:

Job Role Project Associate
Job category Telangana Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Sc
Total Vacancies 01 Post
Salary Best in Industry
Experience 03 years
Job Location Patancheru, Hyderabad
Last Date 30 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Project Associate – I (Plant Pathology):

  • Master’s degree in Science/ Botany/ Agriculture with 03 years of experience in multi-omics analysis from a recognized research institute/university.
  • Proven ability to implement GAB for crop improvement.
  • Minimum experience of 0-3 years

Key Skills:

  • Pathogen collection,
  • Pathogen characterized,
  • Coordination,
  • Collaborating NAREs
  • Genotyping of a pathogen,
  • Pathotype-gene analy,
  • Lineage determination

Job description: ICRISAT seeks applications for Project Associate I- Plant Pathology for IRRI for pathogen characterization and coordination of rice emerging diseases network project activities at ISAH and collaborating NARE partners. The position is within the Rice Breeding Innovations Platform-South Asia Region.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of pathogen collection from different geographical and hotspot locations with project partners.
  • Plan and execute the characterization and pathotyping of pathogens at IRRI-SAH and partner location for the targeted disease and pest
  • Coordination pathotyping at IRRI-SAH and other partner locations for the targeted disease to understand the diversity within the region
  • Coordinated genotyping of pathogens and pathotype-gene analysis and lineage determination
  • Coordinate phenotyping of germplasm and mapping population at hotspot location and glass house
  • Coordinate with network partner for whole genome resequencing of the pathogens

No.of.Vacancies: 01 Post

Selection Process:

  • The selection process includes interviews
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to apply for ICRISAT Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online with their latest Resume and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. The last date to submit the online application is on or before 30 November 2023

For more details & Apply: Click here.


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