Postdoctoral Fellow

ICRISAT
Experience : Freshers
Education : M Phil / Phd
Location : Outside India
Job Role : Research/JRF/SRF
Posted on 21 Jan 20
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Job DescriptionLast Date 10 Feb 20
The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in seed technology with interest to work on groundnut seed systems development project. The incumbent will be based at ICRISAT West & Central Africa Office, Bamako – Mali.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:PhD in agricultural extension, Seed technology, plant breeding, farming systems or related discipline with experience in designing, planning, and implementing seed system studies; Knowledge of seed demand forecasting,Capacity to build and maintain effective working relations with national/local authorities, relevant institutions, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations;Excellent communication skills in French and English;Demonstrated excellent writing skills, and ability to write synthesis reports as well as to publish in peer reviewed international journals;Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks with diverse multidisciplinary and multicultural teams;Willingness to travel widely and work with the governments of the West African region. 

Desirable:Knowledge of agricultural systems in Africa is desirable.

The Reward:This is a Post-Doctoral Fellowship [PDF] position for a period of two years depending on performance of the incumbent and funding availability.
Job Type : Full Time
Interview Type : Face to Face Interview
How to apply
Applicants should apply on or before 10 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.
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Company Description
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.
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