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Research Technician I - Agronomy ExtensionPosted by: IRRI
Posted date: Dec-24-2018
Location: Bhubaneswar in Odisha
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. The institute, headquartered in Los Baños, Philippines, has offices in 17 rice-growing countries in Asia and Africa, and over 1,000 staff.
Working with in-country partners, IRRI develops advanced rice varieties that yield more grain and better withstand pests and disease as well as flooding, drought, and other harmful effects of climate change.
Under the general supervision of CSISA Hub Manager in Odisha, the position will assist in the implementation of agronomy extension activities.
This position will be based out of the IRRI India Office at Bhubaneswar in Odisha, India, and may only be filled by permanent citizens of India.
Current IRRI staff are encouraged to apply and will be prioritized.
Roles and Responsibilities
High School graduate (10th Pass) with 1 year of relevant work experience.
Skills RequiredPlease note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
In addition to these allowances, we offer a highly extensive employee benefits package inclusive of globally-covered medical insurance, retirement plan, life and accident insurance. Join our team and be part of our story!