ICRISAT (Ethiopia) needs an Agronomist: PhD in Dryland Agronomy, Crop-livestock systems, NRM, Soil Science…Feb 15

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks to recruit Research Project Coordinator – Agronomist for its office based at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at ILRI compound.

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

  • Master’s degree or PhD degree in Dryland Agronomy, Crop-livestock systems, NRM, Soil Science or related fields
  • In-depth knowledge in a technical or specialized field

Experience:

  • Masters’ degree with 9 years’ experience or PhD with 2 years’ experience
  • Significant expertise in planning and executing dryland agriculture agronomic practices at scheme and watershed scales;
  • Considerable practical agricultural experience, including experience on facilitating FRGs, on-farm experimentation and working with farmers;
  • Experience with adapting agricultural practices to local biophysical and socio-economic conditions.

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