Tuesday, October 18, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Research Opportunities at 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 throughout the world. 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 is headquartered in Greater Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India and belongs to the Consortium of Centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
ICRISAT is accepting applications for the following research positions:
- Principal Scientist, Empower Women. ICRISAT invites applications for a Principal Scientist to lead a new research initiative to investigate the innovations and approaches to empower women in smallholder households to better participate in agricultural growth. The position will be based at its Headquarters in Patancheru, near Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India or in Africa and will be housed in one of the research programs but will provide support to all the research programs.
- Head - Impact Assessment Office. ICRISAT invites applications for the Head of a newly formed Impact Assessment Office to be based at its Headquarters in Patancheru, near Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The position will report directly to the Deputy Director General-Research and will lead a team of scientists in strengthening the Institute’s approach to impact assessment.
Deadline: November 10, 2011