M. S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) a Centre For Research On Sustainable Agricultural Development invited applications for recruitment to the post for Research Associate, Project Manager, Scientist – Biotechnology, Post Doctoral Fellows and Associates and Mid Career Researchers. The candidates eligible for the post can apply in prescribed format on or before 15 February 2017.
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Last Date of Application: 15 February 2017.
MSSRF Vacancy Details:
- Research Associate– 2 Posts
- Project Manager for Rice Bio-Park at MYANMAR – 1 Post
- Scientist – Biotechnology, at Karnataka & Tamil Nadu– 1 Post
- Post Doctoral Fellows and Associates – 1 Post
- Mid Career Researchers - 1 Post
Eligibility Criteria for Research Associate and Other Posts
Educational/Technical Qualification & Experience:
Research Associate : Master’s degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy or Agricultural Meteorology Work experience in climate modeling and hands-on skills in running DSSAT crop models Demonstrated research and publication record in the peer-reviewed literature or specialization in vulnerability analysis and evaluation of adaptation options Work experience in climate vulnerability analysis Demonstrated research and publication record in the peer-reviewed literature
Project Manager for Rice Bio-Park at MYANMAR: M.Sc. or Ph.D., in Food Science & Nutrition or Biochemistry or Biotechnology with a Sound Knowledge in rice Chemistry and Technology and a few years experience in the analytical work relating to rice and rice nutrients.
Scientist – Biotechnology, at Karnataka & Tamil Nadu: M.Sc. Agronomy/Genetics/ Plant Breeding and Soil Sciences are preferable Able to speak/write/read Kannada and with good communications skills with the farming community.
Post Doctoral Fellows and Associates: Ph. D degree or having submitted their Ph. D thesis
Mid Career Researchers: candidate should have done applied research in the areas of Nutrition, Agro biodiversity and Coastal ecosystem management
Selection Process for Research Associate and Other Posts
Candidates will be elected on the basis of academics, and Interview.
How to Apply for Research Associate and Other Posts:
Eligible candidates can apply through the prescribed format by sending he application to ‘Head – Administration, M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Third Cross Street, Institutional Area, Taramani, Chennai 600 113’m or through Email at ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ on or before the last date of application on 15 February 2017.