Research Associate – Sustainable Agriculture Initiatives Project

We invite applications for the role of Research Associate – Agriculture Initiatives Project.

The project will work on four broad areas: (i) Building Human Resources, (ii) Knowledge and Evidence building for Advocacy, (iii) Supporting Field Interventions, and (iv) Communication and Dissemination.

As a Research Associate you will be required to largely operate from the University campus at Bengaluru. This is a 2 year position.


As a Research Associate in Agriculture Initiatives, you will be:

  • Planning, designing, and running field level experiments to help capture intervention outcomes in sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Coordinating and supporting field work in the sites of initiative intervention.
  • Supporting the design of short programs for working professionals on various aspects of sustainable agriculture.
  • Engaging in training and capacity building in application of sustainable agriculture.
  • Documenting project data and preparing reports.
  • Participating in project discussions and workshops and providing general support in smooth running of the project throughout the period of association.
  • Graduate or Postgraduate in Agriculture (Preferably Agronomy) or other relevant domains of Agriculture.
  • Good theoretical and applied knowledge of different aspects of agriculture research skills.
  • Ability to engage with quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Analytical ability, documentation, report writing and communication skills. 
  • Experience of doing field- based research and working with farming communities and collaborative work with multiple partners are desirable qualifications.

Please email the following documents to openpositions@​apu.​edu.​in with the subject line​“Application for Research Associate – Agriculture Initiatives”:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Completed Application form