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Research Associate Agriculture

3 Years
Posted on 06 Mar 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 21 Mar 19
ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian Nationals for the post of Research Associate – Digital Agriculture position of Innovation Systems for the Drylands program to be based at ICRISAT – Patancheru, India.

Essential criteria: PhD in Agriculture, Agricultural Extension, ICTs for Ag with experience in operations research and decision making or having 3 years of research, teaching and design and development experience after M.Tech with at least one research paper in Science Citation Indexed (SCI) Journal.

An ability to design surveys or impact assessments aimed at understanding adoption and decision making.Good publication record, as evidenced by research papers in refereed journals. Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams involving range of stakeholders.Ability and willingness to participate in field work and travel extensively in India.Good written and oral communications skills in English.

Desirable Criteria: Interest in the application of agronomy, agrometeorology in smallholder agricultural systems to manage climate risk and build resilience.

Knowledge of agriculture and how the application of digital agriculture may enhance productivity, logistics or market access for smallholder farmers and value chain actors.

Job Type

Interview Type

Face to Face Interview

How to apply
Applicants should apply on or before 21st March 2019.
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Company Description
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (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.