Maharashtra Krishi Vidyapeeth

Research Associate Jobs in Ahmednagar - Maharashtra Krishi Vidyapeeth

Ahmednagar
MCA,ME/M.Tech,MSc
Last Date to Apply: 10-10-2018
Research Associate - Job Details Date of Posting: 19-09-2018

No. CAAST-CSAWM/Notification/RA/ 71 /2018

ResearchAssociate Job Opportunity in Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth

ResearchAssociate/03 post

Discipline/Subject: Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

Qualifications: Essential: Ph.D. degree in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering /Water Recourse Development and Management /Water Resources Engineering/Irrigation Water Management Engineering or equivalent OR Masters or M. Tech. (Agri. Engg) degree in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering /Water Recourse Development and Management/Water Resources Engineering /Irrigation Water Management Engineering or equivalent having 1st Division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/Training/other engagements.

Desirable:(for positions at Central Campus, Rahuri) Knowledge and/or experience in pressurized irrigation systems such as sprinkler, drip and its automation, moisture sensors, weather based irrigation scheduling system, IoT for water resources.

Knowledge and/or experience of developing/working with simulation models, decision support system; open source or commercially available software such as DSSAT, MIKE SHE/11, MODFLOW (for positions at College of Agril., Pune)

Knowledge and/or experience of different systems in controlled environment (polyhouse and shadenet house); climate and other controls, automatic operations of different systems in polyhouse/shadenet house.

 

 ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject: Water Resources Engineering and Management

Essential: Ph.D. degree in Hydrology/Water Recourse Development and Management /Water Resources Engineering/ Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Irrigation /Water Management Engineering or equivalent OR Masters or M.E. or M. Tech. (Civil Engg./Agri. Engg) degree in Hydrology/Water Recourse Development and Management /Water Resources Engineering/ Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Irrigation /Water Management Engineering or equivalent having 1st Division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/Training/other engagements

Desirable: Knowledge and/or experience of application of remote sensing, GIS and IT in water resources development and management, canal water management and control, reservoir operation and canal automation, SCADA systems.

 
ResearchAssociate  : 1 post

Discipline/Subject: Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

Essential: Ph.D. degree in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering/ Soil and Water Engineering or equivalent OR Masters or M. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) degree in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering/ Soil and Water Engineering or equivalent having 1st Division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Knowledge and/or experience in river basin modeling such as AVSWAT, Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP),HEC-HMS, HECRAS models, erosion modelling.

 

ResearchAssociate  :1 post

Discipline/Subject: Farm Machinery and Power Engineering

EssentialPh.D. degree in Farm Machinery and Power Engineering or equivalent OR Masters or M. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) degree in Farm Machinery and Power Engineering or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Knowledge/experience in design, development; and operation of precision farm machineries and implements, variable rate applicators, soil dynamics, soil and implement integrator, zero tillage, minimum tillage machineries, hands on experience on software like SOLID WORKS/CATIA/CREO

ResearchAssociate :1 post

Discipline/Subject: Mechanical Engineering

Essential: Ph.D. degree in Mechatronics/Machine Design or equivalent OR Masters or M. Tech. (Mech. Engg.) degree in Mechatronics/Machine Design or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Knowledge and/or experience in Robotics, drones, design of agricultural implements and machineries, CAD, CAM, CAE, Simulation and software like SOLID WORKS/CATIA/CREO

 

ResearchAssociate: 2 post

Discipline/Subject: Agronomy

EssentialPh.D. degree in Agronomy/Crop Science or equivalent OR M. Sc. (Agri.) degree in Agronomy/Crop Science or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Knowledge and /or experience of farm management, field experiments, experimental designs.

Knowledge and /or experience in rainfed agriculture, conservation agriculture, organic farming.

 

ResearchAssociate: 2 post

Discipline/Subject:Horticulture

EssentialPh.D. degree in Horticulture or equivalent OR M. Sc. (Agri.) degree in Horticulture or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/Associate ship/Training/other engagements.

Desirable(for positions at Central Campus, Rahuri) Knowledge and/or experience of weather related and water management aspects of vegetable and fruit crops.

(for positions at College of Agril., Pune) Experience and/or knowledge of polyhouse/shadenet house cultivation of vegetable and flowers

 

ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject:Plant Protection

Essential: Ph.D. degree in Entomology/Plant Pathology or equivalent OR M. Sc. (Agri.) degree in Entomology/Plant Pathology or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge of development/use of whether parameterspest/ disease relationships, pest/disease forecasting

 

ResearchAssociate: 2 post

Discipline/Subject:Agricultural Meteorology

Essential: Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Meteorology/Meteorology or equivalent. OR M.Sc. (Agri.) degree in Agricultural Meteorology/Meteorology or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge of handling of agro-meteorological instruments and maintenance, collection of data, organizational management, liaison with different organisations such as IMD, State Govt., Weather Service Providers, NGOs.

Knowledge of working with climate change models including GCM, RCM and down-scaling models, crop models, meta data analysis

 ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject: Bio Technology/Plant Physiology

EssentialPh.D. degree in Bio Technology/Plant Physiology or equivalent OR M. Sc. (Agri.) degree in Bio Technology/Plant Physiology or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge of plant physiological responses to environment and climate change such as rising atmospheric CO2, temperature, light etc., understanding of the complex interactions between plants/crops and climate, plant growth chamber. Candidate from Plant Physiology background should have working knowledge of Biotechnological tools (molecular marker techniques)

 

ResearchAssociate : 1 post

Discipline/Subject:Extension Education and Communication

EssentialPh.D. degree in Agril. Extension Education OR M. Sc. (Agri.) degree in Agril. Extension Education or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge of social sciences in the weather–climate enterprise, institutional aspects of agriculture systems, capacity building, report writing.

ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject: Social Science

EssentialPh.D. degree in Social Welfare/Communication/Social Science or equivalent OR Masters, MSW or M. Sc. degree in Welfare/Communication/Social Science or equivalent or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/Training/other engagements.

DesirableExperience and/or knowledge of social sciences in the weather–climate enterprise, institutional aspects of agriculture systems, capacity building, report writing.

 

ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject: Computer Applications

EssentialPh.D. degree in Computer Science/Engineering /IT or equivalent OR Masters or M. Tech./M.E. /MCA degree in Computer Science /Engineering /IT or equivalent having1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge in web based application design and development (languages such as HTML5, CSS, PHP, JAVASRIPT),knowledge and experience of languages such as C++, Fortran visual OR/AND Experience and/or knowledge in mobile application design and development (iOS,android)

 

ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject:Geo-Informatics

Essential: Ph.D. degree in Geo-informatics/ Geo- Information Science or equivalent OR Masters or M.Sc./M. Tech./M.E. degree in Geoinformatics/Geo-Information Science or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge technologies required for analyzing, distributing and visualizing geo-spatial data, image analysis, soft computing and artificial intelligence, meta data analysis in context of natural resources management.

 

ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject: Remote Sensing and GIS

Essential:Ph.D. degree in Remote Sensing and GISApplications or equivalent OR Masters or M.Tech./M.E. degree in Remote Sensing andGIS Applications or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge in application ofRS/GIS techniques in agriculture, waterresources, hydrology, weather, climate change

 

ResearchAssociate: 1 post

Discipline/Subject: Electronics and Telecommunication

Essential: Ph.D. degree in Electronics/Electronics and Telecommunication/Instrumentations or equivalent OR Masters or M. Tech./M.E. degree in Electronics/Electronics and Telecommunication/Instrumentations or equivalent having 1st division or 60% marks or equivalent overall grade point average, with at least two years research experience, as evidenced from Fellowship/ Associate ship/ Training/other engagements.

Desirable: Experience and/or knowledge in development and application of computer hardware, software and electronic instrumentation, control and communication systems in agriculture, water and climate sectors, IoT platforms, different sensors and communication between sensors and software.

 

Emoluments for Research Associate:

1. With Ph D: Rs. 40,000=00 per month consolidated +HRA as applicable

2. With Master's degree holder: Rs. 38,000=00 per month consolidated +HRA as applicable

Age limit: The Upper age limit for Research Associate will be 40 years for men and 45 year for women


HOW TO APPLY

The candidates should apply giving full details as per the enclosed prescribed format (Application From for Requirement of Research Associates under CAAST-CSAWM) to the Recruitment Officer, CAAST-CSAWM, Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Dr. A. S. College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri-413 722 (MS),Dist. Ahmednagar on or before 08.10.2018 by using the means stated in the beginning of this Notification.


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About Maharashtra Krishi Vidyapeeth

The Maharashtra Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri is established on March 29, 1968 and subsequently named as Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV) after a great social reformer 'Mahatma Jyotiba Phule'.