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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Recruitment 2015 – 01 Vacancy – Scientist – Ph.D

 International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of Scientist through recruitment notification. Candidates who have completed Ph.D can apply for the new recruitment notification from  International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).

Eligible candidates can apply offline for the Scientist Job on or before 25/7/2015. Find more information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below.

Company Name :   International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Vacancy Name : Scientist
Educational Qualification : M.Phil/Ph.d
Total No of Vacancy : 01 Post
Salary : NA
Job Location : Across India
Last Date to Apply for this job : 25/7/2015
Address for the Job Vacancy :  International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Across India

Detail of  International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Scientist Recruitment:

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. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid tropics is home to over 2 billion people, with 650 million of these being the poorest of the poor. 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, established in 1972, and is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, visit www.icrisat.org.

The Tropical Legume III (TL III) Project led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is seeking applications from dynamic and highly innovative persons for the position of Scientist – Gender Research. 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. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid tropics is home to over 2 billion people, with 650 million of these being the poorest of the poor. 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, established in 1972, and is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, visit www.icrisat.org.

The position will be based at ICRISAT, Nairobi, Kenya with responsibilities for gender research at the participating centers and all target countries. TL III is jointly implemented by ICRISAT, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in close collaboration with partners in the National Agricultural Research Systems of target countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
The gender specialist will capture participatory technology testing and dissemination activities required to capture both qualitative and quantitative gender disaggregated data. He or she will also harmonize gender training approaches with other initiatives supported by BMGF (e.g. the N2Africa project) and empower women small-holder farmers by targeted seed and production information outreach efforts..

Desired Skills:

  1. Strong capabilities in qualitative and/or quantitative analysis and problem solving skills
  2. Strong academic publications record
  3. Ability to travel extensively
  4. Demonstrated quality of judgment and the ability to think strategically, assessing and responding to new challenges in rural and agricultural development
  5. Strong coordination and facilitation skills
  6. Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to lead and work in teams
  7. Ability to work effectively with research and development partners across the target countries
  8. Excellent oral communication and writing skills in English is essential.
  9. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft packages and electronic communication

The Reward:

This is an internationally recruited staff position with an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package payable in US dollars. The position is initially for three years, and extendable depending on performance of the incumbent. An attractive compensation will be offered for the right candidate.

Selection Procedure for  International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) – Scientist Post: 

  1. Candidates can apply on or before    25/7/2015.
  2. No detailed information about the selection procedure is mentioned in the recruitment notification.

How to apply for Scientist Vacancy in  International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) :

Applicants should apply on or before 25-July-2015, with a letter of motivation, 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.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in increasing the participation of women on its staff. ICRISAT has a flexible approach to international appointments and welcomes dual-career couples.

Important dates to remember :

Last Date to Apply for this job 25/7/2015

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