JOB POST: Harvest Specialist at ICRISAT, Hyderabad: Apply by Apr 30: Expired

ICRISAT seeks applications for the position of Post-Harvest Specialist to strengthen the postharvest activities in South Asia. This position will be based at WorldVeg – South and Central Asia Regional Office in ICRISAT-Patancheru, Hyderabad and is open for Indian nationals only.

Eligibility
  • Ph.D. in Postharvest Technology, Horticulture or Agriculture (major in postharvest technology), Food Science (vegetables or fruit) or Agricultural Engineering (postharvest engineering)
  • Highly skilled in the use of statistical analysis software programs
  • 3 to 5 years’ extensive experience in agricultural development project management
  • Sound knowledge of scientific writing and demonstrated ability to write successful project proposals
  • Should have Demonstrated project management skills
  • Good analytical and technical skills to plan, implement, analyze, and communicate research findings
  • Should have proved the ability to deliver outputs on time and accurately with minimum supervision
  • Proven significant research publication record
  • Willingness to work both in the field and the laboratory is essential
  • Excellent communication and computer skills, with fluency in written and spoken English and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Responsibilities
  • Assist in the establishment, use and upkeep of the postharvest research and demonstration facilities, conduct and manage fresh produce handling and processing researches
  • Assist in breeding and production research for postharvest traits and in value chain and impact studies
  • Contribute to outreach and capacity building programs
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Contribute to the development of new project proposals and other initiatives
  • Publish research and review papers in refereed journals and reviewed conference proceedings
  • Provide activity and progress reports and support services to official activities
  • Collaborate with other researchers within the organization and other advanced research institutes and universities
  • Perform any other duties as required by the needs of the Center and as directed by the supervisor.

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