Project Assistant (Upgrading the Calamansi Value Chain )
DA-BAR Upgrading the Calamansi Value Chain towards Improving the Calamansi Industry of Oriental Mindoro
JOB SUMMARY: Provide technical and logistical assistance in the implementation of the DA-BAR Upgrading the Calamansi Value Chain towards Improving the Calamansi Industry of Oriental Mindoro.
A graduate of a 4-year degree course preferably in Agriculture major in Crop Protection or Agricultural Systems, or other related fields.
With one year experience as Project or Research Assistant and with excellent in writing skills.
Scope of Work
Assist in the procurement of materials and supplies (lab, field, and office);
Conduct survey, gather data, sampling, insect and disease collection and data analysis;
Conduct massive rearing of 2 species of Biological Control Agents (BCA), performance studies of BCAs, release protocol studies and assessments;
Assist in the development of rearing and release protocols and training materials (IEC) such as Insect pests and Beneficial Species Identification for technology transfer;
Conduct assay for disease detection and disease indexing ;
Assist in the development of disease indexing protocol, IEC materials, and in training activities and preparation of reports; and
Perform other tasks that may be assigned from time to time by the Project/Study Leaders and/or the RDD Program Head.
Interested applicants are requested to accomplish an Employment Application Form using the following link: http://searca.org/jobapp/ and return the same together with the other requirements, i.e., (application letter and curriculum vitaé, academic records, recent 1 x 1 photo, and references (at least three with full contact details). Only applicants who meet all of the listed minimum qualifications will be considered.
Applications will be received not later than 18 January 2019 or until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.