International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Recruitment  2015 – 01 Vacancy – Special Project Scientist – M.Sc, M.Tech

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of  Special Project Scientist through recruitment notification – International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Recruitment 2015. Candidates who have completed M.Sc, M.Tech can apply for the new recruitment  notification from International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).

Eligible candidates can apply online/ offline for the Job Special Project Scientist on or before 15/07/2015. Find more information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below.

Company Name : International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Vacancy Name : Special Project Scientist
Educational Qualification : M.Sc, M.E/M.Tech
Total No Of Vacancy : 01 Posts
Salary : NA
Job Location : Across India
Last Date To Apply For This Job : 15/07/2015
Address For The Job Vacancy : International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Across India

Detail Of International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Special Project Scientist Recruitment:

Special Project Scientist – Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing:

  1. ICRISAT seeks applications for the position of a Special Project Scientist with specialization in Geoinformatics and remote sensing for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) in the New Delhi office of the International Water Management Institute at NASC Complex, Pusa Campus. Only Indian citizens are encouraged to apply.
  2. 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.
  3. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid tropics (SAT) are home to over 2 billion people, with 650 million of these being the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.
  4. ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see

About IWMI:

International Water Management Institute (IWMI), is a nonprofit scientific research organization, one of the 15 International Institutes under the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), with its global headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  IWMI is engaged in various aspects of water and land management.

You will:

  1. generate time series spatial databases for Vegetation Indices using satellite remote sensing data;
  2. develop an optimal estimation framework for retrieving crop phenology and yield parameters;
  3. add insight to geographical data through spatial analysis, interrogation and mapping;
  4. assist in the analysis of results, and in the organizing and synthesizing of journal articles, other scientific manuscripts and presentations for disseminating research results; and
  5. carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Regional Program Leader, CCAFS – South Asia.

You will possess:

  1. M.Sc/M.Tech in GIS/Remote sensing or related discipline or related disciplines; preferably with background in agriculture/meteorology;
  2. 2 years’ experience in GIS/RS applications using ArcGIS, ERDAS/ENVI preferably in agriculture/natural resource management; and
  3. programming skills in one or more programming languages (R, IDL and Python) and experience in climate change research is desirable.
  4. The Reward:

    The position is initially for 1 year and can be renewed based on the performance of the candidate and funding availability.

  5. The position holder will report to the Regional Program Leader, CCAFS – South Asia, and be based at IWMI’s New Delhi office. .
  6. An attractive all inclusive consolidated remuneration will be paid in Indian Rupees with appropriate medical and accidental insurance coverage.


Selection Procedure For International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) – Special Project Scientist Post:

  1. Candidates can apply on or before 15/07/2015
  2. No Detailed information about the selection process is mentioned in the recruitment notification


How To Apply For Special Project Scientist Vacancy in International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT):

Applicants should apply on or before 15 July 2015, with a letter of motivation, latest Curriculum Vitae, and names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Important Dates To Remember :

Last Date to Apply for this job 15/07/2015

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