Field Research Technician

Job Description

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center. known by its Spanish acronym. CIMMYT®. is a not-for-profit agricultural research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyturg The CIMMYT is seeking an experienced professional to support Nepal Seed and Fertilizer (NSAF) project funded by USAID. The project aim is to increase food productivity of cereal based cropping systems including high value crops via formulating site specific fertilizer recommendations. efficient fertilizer application technology identification and applied, and enhancing capacity of stakeholders in seed and fertilizer value chains. Details of position, location and TOR for this position is below and can be found at This is a field-based position.

Position Title: Field Research Technician

Reference No: N18115

Report to: Assistant Research Associate

Major duties and responsibilities: Please refer to

Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:

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  • The post holder is required to have a Bachelor degree or equivalent knowledge in Agronomy or other relevant discipline.
  • Thorough knowledge of conducting agronomic field of work and mechanical farm equipment
  • Ability to understand and implement administrative and operating protocols and procedures of research support functions.
  • Skills and ability to independently supervise and manage farmer-led on-farm agronomy research.
  • 1 to 3 years experience- Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures within the fields of agronomy and soil science.

How To Apply

Candidates must send their CV and cover letter to Recruit-Nepal@cgiar tors no later than Friday, 15 June 2018. Please include position and reference number in the subject of your email. Incomplete applications (without CV and cover letter) will not be taken into consideration and any inquiries through telephone will not be entertained. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 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.

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