Closing DateJul 25 2021
Technical Coordinator (Aquaculture) – 4
The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) is a non-profit international research institute dedicated to food, nutrition and livelihood security as well as environmental rehabilitation in South Asia, which is home to more than 300 million undernourished people. BISA is a collaborative effort involving CIMMYT and the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR). Please refer to this website for more information: http://bisa.org/.
We are seeking dynamic, innovative, self-motivated and service-oriented professional for the position of Technical Coordinator (Aquaculture) depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate, to work within BISA’s new collaboration with WorldFish. WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization with headquarters in Penang, Malaysia, and offices in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific. WorldFish’s mission is to harness the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce poverty and hunger in developing countries. Please refer to this website for more information: www.worldfishcenter.org.
The positions will be based at Assam and Odisha – 2 at each location.
The Technical Coordinator (Aquaculture) shall work as part of a team to national and international researchers conducting applied research on breeding and mass production of several micronutrient rich small indigenous fish species (SIS), providing technical training to private sector and government partners, collecting information on SIS production and sales by partner businesses, and conducting surveys of households adopting SIS farming technology. This research will contribute to commercialization of SIS aquaculture and the design and scaling of more effective innovations to improve nutrition. The technical Coordinator (Aquaculture) will be responsible to
We are seeking candidates with the following academic qualifications, experience, skills and attitudes:
Desired skills and qualifications
The position is for an initial fixed-term contract of 1 year with annual renewal subject to performance. Thereafter, the contract would be renewed based on overall performance and the continued availability of funds. BISA offers an attractive remuneration package, with a range of benefits including health insurance.
Email cover letter, CV and name & contact details of three professional referees you have worked for as a single document with last drawn salary, salary expectations and notice period no later than Sunday, July 25, 2021, to Human Resources, CIMMYT-BISA.
(Email: email@example.com / Please insert Position Reference number: IN21135-38 in the subject of your email)
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Women are encouraged to apply.
CIMMYT-BISA is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity.