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Research Assistant (Entomology)

Job Category:
Research
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II Project of UNDP
City/Location:
SSRI Pindi Bhattian
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
04 October, 2009
Last Date to apply:
17 October, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

3 years of experience, in respective field. Experience of working on soil salinity projects will be an added advantage.

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 Research Assistant (Entomologist) will report to Project Manager and Director SSRI, Pindi Bhattian.

Scope of work

He / she will be responsible for the following activities:

 To provide technical guidance to the farming communities on plant protection/control of insect pests.
 Ensure pest control in research /demonstration experiments, conducted by SSRI Pindi Bhattian.
 Prepare various training modules and design awareness campaigns on entomological aspects of farming.
 Act as a resource person for imparting Entomology related training in the field.
 Any other assignment entrusted by the Director SSRI and Project Manager, Bio Saline-II project.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelorsBachelors Degree (4 Years)B.Sc(Hons.) Agricultural Entomology.

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesRelevant Excellent  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