ICRISAT Recruitment 2024 – Scientist/Research Technician

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ICRISAT Recruitment 2024: ICRISAT has announced notification for Scientist/Research Technician posts. Candidates with Any Degree/Ph.D qualification are eligible to apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online before the last date. The detailed eligibility and selection process of ICRISAT Careers are explained below.



ICRISAT Recruitment

ICRISAT Careers

ICRISAT has advertised for Scientist/Research Technician posts. This new vacancy from ICRISAT is for candidates with 2 – 7 years of experience. If you want to know more details regarding the job, like salary, age, mode of application, examination, selection, application fee, important dates, and job location, you can find them below. You can check the official notification below if you still have any doubts. These positions are based in Mayapur village, Gaya, Bihar, and report to ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, Telangana, India. The selection process will be based on Interviews.  Candidates with requisite qualifications from recognized universities/boards/institutions must only apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 18 April or 21 April 2024. For more details, visit https://www.icrisat.org/

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 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. Its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics. ICRISAT researches its mandate crops of chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in the arid and semi-arid tropics. The Institute focuses its work on the drylands and in protecting the environment. Tropical dryland areas are usually seen as resource-poor and perennially beset by shocks such as drought, thereby trapping dryland communities in poverty and hunger and making them dependent on external aid

ICRISAT Recruitment 2024 – Overview:

ICRISAT Recruitment 2024 for Research Technician:

Job Role Research Technician
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification Graduate
Total Vacancies Not Disclosed
Salary Best in Industry
Experience 2 – 3 Years
Job Location
Bihar & Hyderabad
Last Date 18 April 2024

Detailed Eligibility – ICRISAT Careers:

Educational Qualification:

Research Technician:

  • Graduate (biological science), preference will be given to those with 2 – 3 years of experience working on ICRISAT mandate crops seed production and processing.
  • Familiarity with crop cafeteria, FLDs, field activities, monitoring, and data collection
  • Ability to drive 2 & 4-wheeler and travel to other sites when required.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal day-to-day supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • To conduct Crop cafeteria in research stations and KVKs and Frontline demonstrations (FLDs) in farmers? fields in Bihar
  • To attend all the field activities from sowing to harvesting, data collection, seed production, purity and quality maintenance, seed processing and storage
  • Supervise laborers in crop production activities from planting to harvesting including seed processing.
  • Regularly communicate updates and progress to the supervisor.
  • Travel to different sites within Bihar State to conduct experiments and gather data.
  • Performing any other project activities as advised by the supervisor.

Key Skills: Seed Production

Additional/Preferred Skills: Cafeteria and trials

Duration: This is a contractual role for 36 months (3 years).

Selection Process of ICRISAT Careers:

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

How to Apply for ICRISAT Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online with their latest Resume and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience on or before 18 April 2024

For more details & Apply: Click here.


ICRISAT Recruitment 2024 for Scientist:

Job Role Scientist
Job category Govt Jobs
Qualification PhD
Total Vacancies Not Disclosed
Salary Best in Industry
Experience 5 – 7 Years
Job Location
Bihar & Hyderabad
Last Date 21 April 2024

Detailed Eligibility – ICRISAT Careers:

Educational Qualification:

Scientist:

  • PhD. in Plant Breeding/Agronomy/Seed Science with a good academic record with 5 – 7 years of experience after obtaining PhD
  • Extensive experience in conducting field experiments, evaluating germplasm and breeding lines for various traits
  • Sound knowledge of experimental designs and statistical analysis using R and other statistical packages
  • Excellent communication and computer skills, fluency in written and spoken English and the ability to work independently in a multi-cultural environment
  • Candidate with good quality publication record in peer-reviewed journals
  • Should have aptitude to work collegially and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural environments
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential; understanding of local language is desirable
  • Ability to work independently with minimal daily supervision and proactively solve problems

Key Skills: Breeding, seed production, crop management, farm management



Additional/Preferred Skills: Presentation and  coordination

Responsibilities:

  • To supervise and manage the staff and farm operations including farm expenditures and submitting reports monthly
  • To plan and conduct various field experiments (genetic resources, breeding, agronomy, seed system, value addition and capacity building) in consultation with the project investigators (PIs) and Project Coordinator
  • Breeding pearl millet and small millets, evaluation of breeding materials at multiple locations in project sites
  • Crop management, data collection, data analysis and reporting to the PIs
  • Analyze, summarize, and interpret the data of the experiments conducted in field and laboratory
  • To liaise with local contact person and state department and collaborating universities in the Bihar State for smooth farm operations at the Centre
  • Traveling to other sites in Bihar state for conducting experiments
  • Performing project activities as advised by the project coordinator

Duration: This is a contractual role for a period of 36 months (3 years).

Selection Process of ICRISAT Careers:

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

How to Apply for ICRISAT Recruitment 2024?

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 on or before 21 April 2024

For more details & Apply: Click here.


ICRISAT Recruitment 2023 for Project Scientist(Expired)

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: (Expired)

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 of ICRISAT Careers:

  • 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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