About the role:
The Research Associate should be driven by the desire to achieve impact on high quality development interventions in close coordination with DoH and CPRI. She/he will have overall responsibility for all aspects of project implementation and reporting. He/she will directly supervise research assistants and will be based in Haryana, India. The assignment will include frequent travel to five project districts in Haryana.
Coordinate and interact with external partners thru the development of the research project to guarantee the correct execution and timing of the project.
Evaluate and analyse the data collected in the research project to guarantee its accuracy and relevance to the project outline.
Design and develop an experiment in according to variety of methods, availability and quantity of resources to contribute with the main research project.
Analyse and evaluate facts and new experiment’s findings to contribute with the research analysis and publication results.
Supervise research activities in different settings to guarantee the experiments implementation and execution is being follow correctly.
Manage research data generated from field trials to maintain an accurate and updated database system.
Produce progress reports of the experiments on regular basis to contribute with the data collection.
Develop scientific articles for publication in journals in order to disseminate CIP's research projects.
Organize capacity building activities as training events and workshops to strengthen parties for mutual benefits.
What are we looking for?
Masters or higher degree in Agronomy, Biology, Agriculture/Social sciences or related areas.
At least 8 years of experience in similar positions or coordinating multi-institutional projects.
Strong understanding of integrating gender and other social equity considerations into project design and delivery.
Experience of coordinating and technical reporting.
Advanced written and oral communication skills in English and fluent in Hindi.
Good record of scientific and technical publications.
Willingness to travel frequently within Haryana.
What are we offering?
Great career opportunity in an international organization.
Generous compensation package commensurate with experience.
One-year term contract with the possibility of renewal.
Work in an equal and diverse workplace.
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