Post-Doctoral fellow - Crop Diversification & Genetic Enhancement

Location: 
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE
Report To: 
Section Head- Crop Diversification & Genetic Improvement
Job Number: 
ICBADRI-PD-2017-002
Posting Date: 
Monday, March 6, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Grade: 
13
Gross Salary Range: 
US$ 50,000 per annum
Job Summary: 

Assist the Crop Diversification & Genetic Enhancement section on screening and selection of new and improved genetic material.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Synthesis of existing data related to screening for salinity and field evaluation, summarize and write up papers for publication in refereed journals, and technical reports.
  • Conduct specific research experiments regarding crop management, water productivity and screening for salinity tolerance in conventional and non-conventional crop plants.
  • Contribute to the design of relevant experiments; supervise implementation, field management and data collection and the production of relevant scientific publications.
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual and technical reports of the Crop Diversification and Genetic Enhancement Section.
  • Carry out physiological measurements and quality traits using modern instrumentation and techniques.
Qualifications and Experience: 

Essentials

  • PhD in  Agronomy or related fields with specialization in Crop Production and physiology
  • Experience in conducting research preferably on crop production and management under marginal and stress conditions.
  • Experience in managing and analyzing scientific data. Knowledge of statistical packages is required.
  • Candidate should be fluent in English, able to work independently and work with a team.
  • High level of organization, ability to manage multiple tasks, and team work.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.

Applicants are kindly requested to send an updated cover letter and C.V combined in one PDF file along with two names as references to:

Human Resources
ICBA
P.O. Box 14660
Dubai- UAE
Fax: +9714 3361149
Email: hr@biosaline.org.ae