Agriculture and Nutrition Scientists Job at MSSRF Jeypore Koraput

M. S.  Swaminathan research Foundation, Jeypore Koraput Dist ,Invites applications for one  post each of  Scientists in Agriculture and Nutrition.

Name of the Post : Agriculture and Nutrition Scientists
Number of post  : One
Jobcode for Jeypore: : PA800-OR-JEY-ST/AG-NT-19032013

Job Description:Implement a Farming System for Nutrition (FSN) intervention comprising of integrated crop-livestock-fisheries-agro-forestry package synthesised for farm families based on the nutrition requirements, asset endowments, market conditions and community preferences integrated with nutrition literacy in select villages.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Essential: M.Sc in Agriculture/ Nutrition with minimum 3 years experience of working directly at the grass roots on agriculture extension / community nutrition.
  • Experience and proficiency in designing and conducting field surveys to assess agricultural situation / nutrition status, conduct demonstration, organise training for community level workers and awareness camps.
  • Understanding of pro-nutrition agriculture interventions will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of participatory assessments, training methodologies, use of technology for training is desirable.
  • Good communication skills in dealing with the community and experts, and documentation skills in English.
  • The position is based in the field centres in Maharashtra and Odisha and knowledge of local language is required. Proficiency in use of computers, willingness to travel and spend quality time in the field with the community are necessary.

Remuneration : Commensurate with qualification and experience.
Mode of Application: Application should include full bio-data providing complete academic record from SSLC, stating areas of specialization, academic achievement, nature and duration of experience, languages known, full address and telephone number of two most recent employers, last pay drawn, names and addresses of two referees who have close familiarity with the professional strength and character of the candidate, current address, recent photo, telephone and e-mail ID. Incomplete application will be rejected. Application must clearly indicate ‘Agriculture and Nutrition Scientists’ with Job code.

Contact Address
The General Manager 
M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Third Cross Street, Institutional Area
Taramani, Chennai 600 113

Email to:
Last date for application: 06th April 2013.

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