Assistant Research Associate

Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-06-12 Deadline: 2016-06-25
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master’s degree in Agricultural Sciences
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

These positions will be based in Mid-West or Far West Nepal.

Specific duties:

  • Implement and maintain adaptive research trials and farmers’ participatory trials.
  • Develop training material and conduct in-field demonstrations, field days, and farmer trainings.
  • Follow best practices in data collection, organizing, managing, storing, and archiving data.
  • Support sustainable partnerships among multiple public and private sector entities.
  • Assist in develop questionnaires and conduct field surveys as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist in efforts to raise awareness about project activities, products, and outcomes among stakeholders, policy makers, and the general public.
  • Contribute to project-related communications and outputs, including news and updates, photos and videos.

Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:

  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Sciences.
  • At least 2 years of experience in cereal-based cropping systems.
  • Ability to work in a team or to work independently if needed.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Apply Instructions

Candidates must apply to N16637 Assistant Research Associate no later than Saturday, 25 June 2016 by sending their CV and Cover Letter to Please include the reference number in the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. This position will remain opened until filled.

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.

Organization Summary

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (commonly called by its Spanish acronym CIMMYT for Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo) is a non-profit research and training institution dedicated to both the development of improved varieties of wheat and maize, and introducing improved agricultural practices to farmers, thereby improving their livelihoods. It is also one of the 15 non-profit, research and training institutions affiliated with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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