ICRISAT - Visiting Scientist / Scientist (Post Doctoral) Sep 2010

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics - ICRISAT
Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh - 502 324 (India)
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Visiting Scientist/Scientist (Post Doctoral)

ICRISAT invites applications from Indian nationals for the position of Visiting Scientist/Scientist (Post Doctoral) to be based at its Headquarters at Patancheru, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India for its special project on ‘biological nitrification inhibition (BNI) in sorghum’.

Requirements: 
Ph.D. with specialization in Agronomy/Soil Science with one to two years of experience in conducting field, greenhouse  and laboratory research relating to crop and soil management. Experience with rainfed crops particularly sorghum will be beneficial.  The candidates should have the ability to plan and conduct experiments to test research hypothesis and to synthesize the results.

Responsibilities:
    * The candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary team in the Agro-ecosystems program on the topic of biological nitrification inhibition (BNI) in sorghum.
    * The responsibilities include but not limited to: conducting research in the field and glasshouse to study the BNI in sweet sorghum including the genotypic differences in the sorghum cultivars in the occurrence of the BNI activity.
    * Collection of data, analysis, interpretation and writing of reports and research papers with other team members.
Duration and remuneration:  The position is tenure-based and available for three years. Attractive remuneration (an all inclusive lump sum) will be offered to the selected candidate.

Last Date: 15 October 2010
How to Apply:

The application should include an up-to-date resume, with photograph, names and addresses (including phone & e-mail) of three referees. Please send applications clearly stating the job title in the subject column, to Human Resources Services, ICRISAT, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh 502324, by E-mail  latest by 15 October 2010. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Candidates from Universities/Government Organizations should submit their CV through proper channel.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer, and is especially interested in increasing the participation of women on its staff.

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