International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Recruitment Details
Address: Patancheru , Hyderabad , Telangana 502324
Senior Scientist – Systems Agronomist (Ph.D.)
Pay scale ( वेतन ) : INR Please check with the concern authorty or website
Educational requirements ( शैक्षिक आवश्यकता ) : Ph.D. degree in agriculture, agro-meteorology, crop science or similar with 7+years of experience in farming systems and agronomic related research.
Desirable qualifications ( वांछनीय योग्यता ) : Knowledge of the context of smallholder farmers in the highly vulnerable climates of the semi-arid tropics and agronomic knowledge of the major crops and cropping systems of the South Asian region. Demonstrated ability to write proposals and fund raise. Ability to apply tools and methodologies and produce scientifically based advice to stakeholders across scales from farm to region
Experience requirements ( अनुभव ) : Significant experience in conducting field based (on-farm, on-station) agronomic research and collecting high quality data. Significant expertise in the parameterization, validation, and application of crop models in agronomic research and incorporation of findings into extension material and publications. A good understanding of the role and usefulness of climate information services in agriculture and expertise in the management and analytics of data related to climate information and predictive models of future climate. An excellent publication record, as evidenced by senior authored research papers in international refereed journals. Experience in working with a wide range of stakeholders and interest to work in interdisciplinary team. Ability and willingness to participate in field work and travel extensively in South Asia and on occasion to sub-Saharan Africa. Excellence in English (both spoken and written).
Job responsibilities / description ( उत्तरदायित्व) :Provide scientific leadership in applying farm systems modelling frameworks to the research for development that leads to more sustainable smallholder farming systems for the target regions in South Asia. Contribute to the on-going research program in India around climate risk management, water, and nutrient use efficiency, assessing climate change impacts and planning for adaptation under the CCAFS, GLDC and associated bilateral projects. Provide expertise in data analytics of climate and cropping systems data to understand temporal and spatial dynamics and change in crop based systems. Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams from ICRISAT, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), development partners (e.g. IFAD, GIZ, USAID) and other CGIAR Centers and higher education institutions such as the State Agricultural Universities. Contribute to the resource mobilization efforts of ICRISAT and the CGIAR Research Programs through writing research proposals, building capacity in our partners, engaging with the University sector by co-supervising postgraduate students.
Job Posted on 2018/09/15 11:47:38
Last date to apply for this job ( अंतिम तारीख ) : 2018/10/07
How to apply International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Vacancy ( आवेदन कैसे करे ) : Applicants should apply on or before 7 October 2018, with the letter of motivation, the latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Category: Science & Engineering
Employment type: OTHER
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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) recruits Senior Scientist – Systems Agronomist Posts. Candidates with Ph.D. experienced can apply.
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