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Senior Research Fellow

MSSRF is a non-profit Organisation and has been recognized as a scientific institution by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The Foundation offers opportunities for doctoral research. MSSRF has about 230 employees, headquarters in Chennai, and three regional centres in India.

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Name of the Project:Yield Forecasting for Rice in Southern Zone of Tamil Nadu using Space, Agro meteorology and Land based observations

Job Code: 
PA4SRF23120C
Job Description: 
  • Collection of Meteorological and crop production data for the six districts in southern zone of Tamil Nadu 
  • Analyze the data using statistical Yield forecasting model provided by the IMD with the support of IARI 
  • Carry out field experiments in rice and maize to evolve crop coefficients 
  • Analyzing the data, report preparation and publishing the work and
  • Technical support to Kannivadi AMFU
Minimum Qualification and skill sets: 

M.Sc. (Ag) with specialization in Agronomy/Agricultural meteorology/Agricultural statistics with hands-on experience in crop modeling studies especially statistical and DSSAT models

Desirable qualification: 

Preference will be given to the candidate with adequate knowledge / Experience in Agrl meteorological data processing / remote sensing / GIS /Crop simulation modeling.

Remuneration: 
Rs. 35000+16% HRA per month
No. of Positions : 
1
Mode of Application : 

MSSRF is an equal opportunity employer. Application should include full biodata and two references who have close familiarity with the professional strength and character of the candidate. Incomplete application will be rejected. Application must clearly indicate “PA4SRF23120C” with Job code.

Please send the applications before the last date to the email id admn@mssrf.res.in

Last Date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Location: 
Chennai