MSSRF Hiring For Botany, Agriculture Project Associates – Apply now

About MSSRF: The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) was established in 1988 as a notfor-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M. S. Swaminathan.

livelihoods of tribal and rural communities. MSSRF follows a pro-poor, pro-women and
pro-nature approach and applies appropriate science and technology options to
address practical problems faced by rural populations in agriculture, food and nutrition.
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Vacancy Announcement in M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation

Job Title: Project Associate

Job Code: PA2PA261222W

Age Limit: Upto 35 Yrs.

Location: Wayanad

Period: One Year

Mode of Application:  The candidates must provide information about their academic records, achievements and experience details. Candidates should also give the contact details of two referees with whom they have worked in the last 2 years. MSSRF is a woman-friendly employer with a gender policy. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Send the application by post or E-mail. The application must clearly indicate with “PA2PA261222W” Job code.

Please send the applications by email before the last date to:

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Third Cross Street, Institutional Area,
Taramani, Chennai 600 113

Terms & Conditions

  1. Those candidates, who are already employed in any organization, should bring “No Objection Certificate” from the present employer
  2. The candidates have to produce all the original certificates at the time of the interview for verification
  3. Upon selection, candidates are expected to join duty immediately

Remuneration: Rs.22000/- PM

Essential Qualification:  Post-Graduation in Environmental sciences/Agriculture/ Botany/ or related subjects.

Desirable Qualification: Experience in handling science education programmes / Research experience in the field of environment/biodiversity/ climate change.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The incumbent will need to coordinate environmental education programmes in selected schools in the Wayanad district. The responsibilities include coordination of educational activities, monitoring of automated weather stations (3), collection and tabulation of weather data, capacity building of students in attending science events and conducting classes/camps and field visits for students.

It is essential the incumbent should have proficiency in the local language – will be able to understand, read and write Malayalam as he/she has to work with the local people. Knowledge of English is required as the project involves the preparation of reports, data collection and interaction with the staff of MSSRF at various levels.

Last date of application: 08.01.2023

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