ICRISAT Recruitment – Agri-Food System Biologist, Director & Various Vacancies – Last Date 23 May 2018
Agri-Food System Biologist (Ph.D)
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Recruitment Details
Agri-Food System Biologist (Ph.D)
Address: Patancheru , Hyderabad, Telangana 502324
Educational requirements ( शैक्षिक आवश्यकता ) : Ph.D. degree in Plant Physiology, Genetics, Horticulture, Agronomy or related discipline with a strong background in abiotic stress physiology with less than 5 years of experience post Ph.D. Experience with assay development and physiological assessment of abiotic stresses adaptive mechanisms particularly across crops species Proficiency in written and spoken English Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural and multidisciplinary environment Creativity and ability to work independently and in a team-based environment Ability to travel abroad and work efficiently in different research teams across the globe
Desirable qualifications ( वांछनीय योग्यता ) : Background in genetics (e.g. QTL mapping), molecular biology, crop nutrition, socio-economics is an advantage Statistical knowledge to develop adapted designs for large field or controlled environment trials, and knowledge of computer software to assist in the treatment of images will be a plus Knowledge of crop-systems simulation modeling
Job responsibilities / description ( उत्तरदायित्व) :Expertise in measuring the phenotypic expression of plant responsiveness to abiotic stress and agronomic management across crops species and utilizing this understanding in process based crop models Conduct physiological studies on plant adaptive mechanisms to water stress and climate change related to plant water acquisition and usage in order to develop and improve screening assays for critical traits to enhance plant productivity and nutritional density in SAT agro-ecosystems Generate phenotyping data from field-based and platform-based measurements enabling the genetic mapping of environmental adaptation traits in different crops species Assemble databases of weather & soil information that enable the further simulation of cereal and pulse production across location and environments in India/sub-Saharan Africa Work with multidisciplinary teams to connect the above work outputs to progress towards the CGIAR centers mission; i.e. enhanced livelihood, especially of smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition, and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture Ensure quality of measurement through effective training, communication and collaboration with the technical staff Training of young scientists in modeling and physiology, including the guidance of MSc and Ph.D. students Data analysis and preparation of reports and journal articles
Govt Jobs Posted on 24/04/2018
Last date to apply for this govt jobs ( अंतिम तारीख ) : 23/05/2018
How to apply in International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) ( आवेदन कैसे करे ) : Applicants should apply on or before 23-May-2018, 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 short listed candidates will be contacted.
General instructions ( सामान्य निर्देश ) : This is a Scientific & Managerial Group (SMG) position for three years renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.
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