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Research Technician - Biotechnology Job in Morocco
ICARDA , Morocco

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 14, 2021
Last Date
Jul 14, 2021

Job Description

Purpose of the position

The research technician will assist the biotechnology team with necessary activities for the smooth implementation of experiments, training activities and data collection.

Main responsibilities

  • Assist in conducting laboratory, greenhouse and field experiments, preparing field and field plans, field books, sowing, crossing, harvesting, and participatory research with farmers.
  • Supervise casual workers both in the laboratory and the field.
  • Assist in collection of data as requested by senior scientists and maintain updated database.
  • Keep track of equipment, research supplies and services and request for purchase or repair as and when needed.
  • Assist in training activities.
  • Perform any other related task assigned by the supervisor.


Essential qualifications and competencies
  • Diploma in agriculture or related field.
  • 1-3 years of laboratory, green house and field experience is preferable.
  • Working knowledge of English language.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and/or French language.
  • Basis knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience working in multicultural environment.
  • BSc in agriculture, biotechnology or related field
Desirable qualifications and competencies
  • BSc in agriculture, biotechnology or related field


This is a nationally recruited position for which ICARDA offers an attractive compensation package including a competitive salary, medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, five months’ maternity leave, 15 days’ paternity leave. The successful candidate will be offered an initial contract of 1 year, renewable subject to continued need for the position and satisfactory performance. The first 6 months will be probationary period.

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