International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ICRISAT

Principal Scientist Jobs in Hyderabad - International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

M Phil / Ph.D,MSc
Last Date to Apply: 30-11-2019
Principal Scientist - Job Details Date of Posting: 05-11-2019

ICRISAT invites applications for the post of Principal Scientist, Head of ICRISAT’s Development Centre. This position is based at ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, Telangana, India.

Requirement: Masters in agricultural science and Ph. D. in Agronomy/Soil Science/related NRM subject with a minimum of 15 years’ experience after completing Ph.D.

Proven record of accomplishment of guiding a successful multidisciplinary team of scientists for development research.Experience of mobilizing needed resources and successful handling of large grants supporting development research Skills to build the teams of scientists, ability to work with development agencies such as NGOs, government line departments, farmers organizations and small farm holders is essential.

Should be sensitive to issues of equity and gender with demonstrated ability to lead projects aimed at improving livelihoods of the rural poor; have a strong background of scientific thinking needed for planning, execution, monitoring and publishing results.Good presentation skills and demonstrated ability to convene partners, funding agencies and policy makers.

General:This is an Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) position with a competitive salary and benefits package payable in US Dollars. The position is initially for three years, and extendable depending on performance of the incumbent and funding availability.

How To Apply

Applicants should apply on or before 30th November 2019.

About International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ICRISAT

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.