ICRISAT recruitment for Scientist in Hyderabad

Eligibility : M Phil / Phd

Location : Hyderabad

Last Date : 30 Oct 2016

Hiring Process : Written-test

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Scientist - Human Nutrition job vacancies in International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

Qualification : PhD in Nutrition, Food Science, Dietetics or related Nutrition Science Disciplines with at least 3-5 years post-doctoral experience. At least 3 years of post-PhD research experience in community-level nutrition or other health programs with efforts to change behaviors. Expertise in working on research for development interventions in agri-food systems with a focus on nutrition or health outcomes. Knowledge of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) approach and framework. Good publication record, as evidenced by research papers in refereed journals. Aptitude to work collegially and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural environments in interdisciplinary team. Fluency in spoken and written English. Desirable : Knowledge of ICRISAT mandate crops and systems. Experience in addressing aflatoxin as a health issue in human food systems. Work experience in a developing country environment, preferably in East and Southern Africa. Experience in supervising staff and/or students. 

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The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (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.

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