India Meteorological Department (IMD) invites applications for engagement of 3 Senior Research Fellows (SRFs) at different locations all over India to be recruited purely on temporary/contractual basis in the project “Forecasting Agricultural output using Space, Agrometeorology and Land based Observations (FASAL)”.
The tenure of the above posts will be up to 31.03.2018 or co-terminus with the Project. However, it may be extended further if project performance is found satisfactory by Ministry of Agriculture. SRFs will have opportunity to work with well qualified and experienced scientists of international repute at Agricultural Meteorology Division of India Meteorological Department, Pune, IMD HQ (Agromet Service Cell), New Delhi and State Meteorological Centres located all over India.
Essential Qualification: Post Graduate degree (MSc/M.Tech) in Meteorology/Environmental Sciences or MSc (Agriculture) in Agrometeorology/Agricultural Physics/Agronomy/Soil Science/Agricultural Statistics or B.Sc(Ag) with MCA in Computer Science/Computer Applications from a recognized University/Institution or B.tech in Agricultural Engineering/Computer Science/Environmental Science
Desired qualification: Candidate with knowledge or experience in meteorological data processing/remote sensing/GIS/crop simulation modelling preferred.
Walk-in interview on May 10, 2012 at 9:30 AM
Rs. 14000/- + HRA as per Government of India rules/Rs.18000/-+HRA as admissible for NET/GATE qualified
Age should be below 35 years for men and 40 years for women for SRF as on 01.04.2012 (age relaxation up to 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates). Further age relaxation may be given to the candidates with experience in Agrometeorology.
Procedure to apply:
Office of the Head,
India Meteorological Department,
Ganesh Khind Road,
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