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  • Organization: CIP - International Potato Center
  • Location: Lima
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-28

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Junior Research Assistant G&C Improvement (19-15)

Lima (Peru)

  • Responsible for crop growth modeling improvement and adaptation
  • Field assistant for data collection.
  • Data acquisition and processing skills in potato trials.
  • Handling scientific equipment and devices, collecting and recording data.
  • Support on administration and logistics operations to guarantee an effective supply chain for the projects’ needs.
  • Comply with applicable health and safety CIP policies and procedures


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomist, Biologist, Meteorologist or Agricultural Engineering with one year of work experience at least.
  • Experience working in close collaboration with breeders in a scientific research environment.
  • Experience in collecting, managing phenotype data and basic statistical analysis using MS Office.
  • Experience in crop growth modeling in potato.
  • Skills in using and learning how to use scientific equipment and devices.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated ability on problem solving and capability to work independently.
  • Hard working with ability to handle multiple work activities in an effective and satisfactory manner.
  • Willingness to undertake national and international travel.
  • Excellent Spanish written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic written and oral communication skills in English.


Benefits

  • Great professional opportunity in an international organization.
  • Salary is competitive, paid in soles, and commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage.
  • Attractive retirement plan.
  • One-year contract with the possibility of renewal.
  • Work in an equal and diverse workplace.


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