Tailored opportunities: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Nitrogen Use Efficiency at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center , Mexico

What?

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research for development organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org.

CIMMYT is looking for an innovative, academically excellent candidate to join our Global Wheat Research team as PDF – Nitrogen Use Efficiency to contribute to more efficient nitrogen use in wheat based farming systems.

The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping CIMMYT to design a forward-looking research agenda regarding nitrogen management in cereal-based systems.

The position is based at CIMMYT’s campus in Texcoco, State of Mexico, located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico.

Who?

Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:

  • PhD in Agronomy or related field.
  • Experience in developing and applying quantitative lab and field methods for nitrogen dynamics in plant and soil.
  • Experience with in-vivo BNI performance assessment is a plus.
  • Competence in analytical methods for agricultural research.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in innovation and to work collegially and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • The selected candidate must exhibit the following competencies: Achievement Orientation, Proactivity, Strategic Thinking, Multicultural Awareness/Sensitivity and Team work.

When?

This position will remain open until filled.

How?

Candidates must apply online to IRS19133_PDF Nitrogen Use Efficiency. Screening and follow up will begin on Thursday, August 29, 2019.  Applications must include a CV and a letter of interest. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. For further information on the selection process, please contact Yessica Castillo (y.castillo@cgiar.org)

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