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Senior Associate Scientist I - Agronomy

Posted by: IRRI

Posted date: Mar-26-2019

Location: India

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<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.4; font-family: inherit; font-size: 1rem; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; display: inline-block;">The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. The institute, headquartered in Los Baños, Philippines, has offices in 17 rice-growing countries in Asia and Africa, and over 1,000 staff.</span><br style="box-sizing: border-box;" />
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<strong>Job Purpose</strong><br />
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</span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span class="JD-FieldText" id="JDText-Field2" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">
<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.4; font-family: inherit; font-size: 1rem; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;">With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S. Agency for International Development, the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) has worked as an eco-regional initiative to support agricultural development in South Asia since 2009. CSISA’s aim is to use sustainable intensification technologies and management practices to enhance the productivity of cereal-based cropping systems, increase farm incomes, and reduce agriculture’s environmental footprint. As a science-driven and impacts-oriented initiative, we reside at the intersection of a diverse set of partners in the public and private sectors, occupying the ‘messy middle’ where research meets development. By engaging with a network of partners, CSISA is built on the premise that transformative development typically requires not one single change, but the orchestration of several.</p>
</span><span style="font-size: medium;">Under the minimal direction of the Senior Associate Scientist II – Program Coordination (CSISA), Sr. Scientist I – Rainfed Lowland Agronomist, IRRI CSISA coordinator] the successful candidate will coordinate the activities on participatory science and technology evaluations, production practice surveys across CSISA sites in India, Nepal and Bangladesh in collaboration with NARES partners. Extend knowledge and provide technical back-stopping in the “Trainings and other Extension Activities” on sustainable intensification technologies. Responsible for preparing technical literature and training modules, develop and organize ToTs and hands'-on-training, workshops, meetings and other platforms for knowledge sharing on key agricultural technologies/ interventions of CSISA. Contribute to and lead the research activities by conceptualizing, planning, and conducting research studies at NARES sites including preparation, improvement and/or development of necessary protocols, research tools, data collection, analysis and interpretation/manuscript preparation, and provide strategic direction to the NARES partners.<br />
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<strong>Roles and Responsibilities</strong><br />
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<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">To manage activities to conduct participatory science and technology evaluations and research across various CSISA sites in India, Nepal and Bangladesh;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Plan and manage the implementation of research/research support service activities of the projects including data collection for development and validation of management technologies that help to augment expression of tolerance in farmers’ fields;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Manage and guide the implementation of research support activities to ensure timely data collection, management, analysis and dissemination of result and information;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Finalize draft reports for submission to supervisor and stakeholders and technical literature to disseminate results;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Publish and actively contribute to articles in peer-reviewed journals/digests that highlight findings from research and experiment activities showcasing the Institute’s scientific leadership;</span></li>
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<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Steer and provide strategic direction to NARES partners and to coordinate the activities for increasing the capacity of these partners in line with CSISA’s objectives;</span></li>
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<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Promote the dissemination of CSISA findings through workshops and popular communication channels;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Consolidate/synthesize and finalize reports for submission to donors / partners and other stakeholders;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Lead the preparation and presentation of research findings related to the project in various formats and forums;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Prepare technical literature and publish in scientific journals and/or web-based publications, the research findings and results;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Lead/contribute in writing of journal articles on sustainable intensification in rice, direct seeded rice, mechanical transplanted rice, various crop establishment methods and best bet agronomy in rice-based systems;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Support for conceptualize and building a dynamic agro-advisory system in Odisha and Bihar in collaboration with partners;</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Manage and develop team members to ensure professional growth;</span></li>
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Skills Required<br />
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<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Has excellent leadership skills</span></li>
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<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Has worked in an international organization</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Has experience writing project proposals</span></li>
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<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: 600; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: " merriweather="">House-Rent Allowance:</span><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; display: inline-block;"> </span>IRRI provides a house rent allowance of 40% of base pay per month.</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: 600; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: " merriweather="">Transport Allowance:</span><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; display: inline-block;"> </span>A monthly transport allowance is provided to NRS as below: NRS L7: INR 5,000</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: 600; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: " merriweather="">Dearness Allowance:</span><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; display: inline-block;"> </span>One Hundred and Thirteen percent (113%) of employee’s base pay.</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: 600; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: " merriweather="">Leave Travel Allowance (LTA):</span><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; display: inline-block;"> </span>One-month base pay per annum, on availing minimum 2 days of vacation leave</span></li>
<li style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: 600; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: " merriweather="">Education Allowance:</span><span style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; display: inline-block;"> </span>INR 1000/- per child per month (limited 2 children)</span></li>
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Job Title Senior Associate Scientist I - Agronomy
Post Details
Email hrsjobs324(at)gmail.com
Employer's Website irri.org
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Other
Job Classification Job Classification -> Senior Scientist
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location India
Key Words Soil Science, Precision Agronomy, Project Coordination
Start Date 1 May 2019
Salary 69400 - 144200 INR per Month
Deadline Apr-21-2019