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ICRISAT Scientist Systems Agronomist Recruitment 2020 - Apply Online

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ICRISAT Scientist Systems Agronomist Recruitment
International Crop Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics Recruitment of Scientist (Systems Agronomist) Notification and Vacancy 2020.

ICRISAT invites applications for the following posts.

Detailed Vacancy:
  • Scientist (Systems Agronomist)
Eligibility Criteria:
Education Qualification: The required qualification is;
1. PhD degree in agriculture, agro-ecology, crop science, soil science, environment or related discipline with experience in farming systems and agronomic related research.
2. Significant knowledge of farming systems in the region and how knowledge of agronomy and soils can be applied to manage resourced constrained systems and achieve productive agricultural systems.
3. Significant expertise (5+ years) in the parameterization, validation and application of crop models, preferably APSIM, in agronomic research and incorporation of findings into extension material and publications.
4. Strong statistical knowledge of computer applications and software for data management and analysis.
5. Good publication record, as evidenced by senior authored research papers in refereed journals.
6. Experience in working with a wide range of stakeholders and interest to work in interdisciplinary team.
7. Ability and willingness to participate in field work and travel extensively in eastern and southern Africa.
8. Excellence in English (both spoken and written).

Desirable:
1. A high level of competency in the design and implementation of field-based experiments.
GIS and spatial analysis skills.
2. Understanding of semi-arid smallholder farming systems and their constraints and opportunities for sustainable intensification.
3. Demonstrated ability to write proposals and fund raise.

How to Apply: Applicants should apply online on or before 16 February 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 short listed candidates will be contacted.

Important Dates to be Noted:
Last date for Submitting: February 16, 2020

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