ICRISAT Associate Scientist Recruitment 2021
Associate Scientist (M.Phil/Ph.D) In International Crops Research Institute For The Semi-Arid Tropics – ICRISAT Recruitment
Recruitment For : Associate Scientist (M.Phil/Ph.D)
No Of Vacancies : 01
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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Hyderabad, Telangana 506004
PhD in soil science, agronomy, data science, modelling, agricultural science or related field with 2 – 4 years of experience. Experience in use of simulation modelling tools for systems analysis Experience in collecting and statistically analyzing diverse data for systems research Detailed understanding of the interactions between soils, crops, climate, agricultural management and environment Demonstrated capacity to turn innovations into well-developed written and spoken English scientific output such as research articles and project reports Demonstrated implementation of programming skills such as R or Python Understanding of the impact of management soil processes, notably organic carbon turnover
Understanding of the function of components of cropping systems/soil systems models such as APSIM, DSSAT, Century/Daycent, DNDC Demonstrated implementation of programming skills in C++ or VisualBasic.NET Good understanding of statistical analyses of crop modeling outputs and experience with statistical software packages would be an advantage Knowledge of challenges faced by farmers and rural communities of the semi-arid/sub-humid tropics Insight into the soil carbon cycle
Compile and develop databases of soil, crop, climate, landuse data for different agri-environmental settings in India Co-develop systems computer simulations of actual and theoretical system using frameworks that include soil carbon (i.e. APSIM, DSSAT, Century, DNDC) Utilize biophysical modelling to analyze the links between soils, crops, management and environment in India, Interact with national and international collaborators to learn and then develop bespoke methods to simulate agri-environmental systems, Develop advanced analysis methods such as machine learning and data mining to analyse large data sets Review the relevant literature and consult with project partners to develop analysis scenarios for sustainable intensification, Propose innovative climate smart solution to the challenges faced by farmers and communities of the semi-arid and sub-humid tropics, Compiles draft reports on project progress for review and approval Act as a central point to coordinate the management of data and information in interaction with other research centers, Indian government departments and NGOs
How To Apply :
Applicants should apply on or before 14-February-2021, 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.
This is a Locally Recruited Staff position for two years’ renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.
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