Visiting Scientistâ€Asia Program

2 - 5 Years
Hyderabad

Job Description

ICRISAT invites applications from dynamic and Indian nationals for the post of Visiting Scientist. This position is based at ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, Telangana State, India.


Job Responsibilities:-


  • Assist in conducting on-station research and on-farm trials for productivity enhancement in different projects
  • Conduct training courses in specified areas as per ICRISAT guidelines for different stakeholders
  • Coordinate the activities in selected districts of various bilateral projects
  • Assist in developing and evaluating technologies for different projects in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Maharashtra
  • Undertake baseline surveys, impact assessment studies, data analysis using econometric programs, and preparation of reports
  • Preparation of report, project proposals and help the Research Program Director (Asia) and Director, ICRISAT Development Center as needed

Requirements:
  • PhD in Agro climatology / Agronomy / Soil Science / Horticulture/Socioeconomics / Soil Physics / Watershed Management and related agriculture disciplines preferably with 2-3 years of experience
  • Ability to be a good team player
  • Exposure to cross-functional environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

General:

This is a Visiting Scientist (VS) position for two years and renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and funding availability and the Institute's continuing need for the position.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 12 November 2017 , with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time

Key Skills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG:B.Sc - Any Specialization

PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) - Other

Doctorate:Ph.D - Other

Company Profile

INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FORTHE SEMI ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)
ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.

ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.
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