Farming Systems Scientist | ICRISAT- Gujarat recruitment 2019-20


 International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)- Gujarat


Post Name- Farming Systems Scientist
Essential

  • PhD in Agriculture (Crop and Soil Sciences, Agronomy) or Agro-meteorology with at least 3 years post-Ph.D. experience, including work on relevant aspects of climate services or climate adaptation for smallholder agriculture.
  • Demonstrated expertise in research and implementation of climate services for agriculture, potentially including communications and institutional aspects.
  • Demonstrated expertise in implementing, monitoring and analyzing agronomic trials.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in project or program management, including: supervision of project-based personnel, ensuring collaboration and coordination of project activities among partners, monitoring managing project resources, and reporting project results.
  • Very strong analytical skills, with knowledge of GIS/remote sensing and crop modelling and the use of common statistical software packages, including climate analysis packages (e.g. Instat, SPSS, SAS, STATA, Genstat).
  • Strong organizational skills, client orientation and communication skills, and an ability to work effectively in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
  • The ability to build relationships with donors, governments and NGOs. Demonstrated expertise in research and implementation of climate services for agriculture, potentially including communications and institutional aspects.
  • Good publication record, as evidenced by senior authored research papers in refereed journals.
Desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to write proposals and fund raise.
  • Experience in participatory action research with farming communities in southern Africa.
How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 12 January 2020, 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.
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