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Assistant Agricultural Chemist (Soil Salinity) (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Agriculturists
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Community Based Project for Rehabilitation of Salt-Affected and Waterlogged Lands – Biosaline-II
City/Location:
Pindi Bhattian
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
09 October, 2007
Last Date to apply:
17 October, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Five years experience in the field of soil salinity and management of salt affected soils/brackish water. Well versed with farming community problems regarding soil salinity and possess capacity to tackle them.

He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office) and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment.

Description:
 

Background:
 
Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.
 
The Assistant Agricultural Chemist (Soil Salinity) will report to Project Manager and Directors SSRI.
  
Scope of work
 
He / she will be responsible for the following activities:
 
  • To conduct survey on salt affected soils of Sargodha and Hafizabad Districts.
  • To layout the applied research/demonstration plots for dissemination of technology/innovation among the farming community.
  • To ensure the implementation of the project interventions at field level.
  • To supervise the field labour.
  • Preparing various progress and analysis reports.
  • Assist the SSRI staff in developing various water logging and salinity control technologies. 
  • Conduct research on various salinity control techniques.
  • Any other assignment entrusted by the Directors SSRI / SFRI or Project Manager
 Equally qualified women are encouraged to apply


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesB.Sc. Hons Bachelors Degree (4 Years)B.Sc(Hons.) Soil Science. Specialization in Soil Salinity Management will be preferred.