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  • Added Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 06 May 2019

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.

Key responsibilities:

  • 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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