Weather Scientist

Posted By: Srijan Society


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

We are looking for an experienced professional to be based in Agra or Bundelkhand region for a Long term project with Farmer

Agricultural productivity is dependent on Co2, Temperature, Solar Radiation, Precipitation, Soil Moisture and Wind Direction. Changes in any or all of these elements has a direct impact on the crop production. Weather has a significant impact on the prevalence of pests and diseases, the availability of water, and the amount of fertilizer needed to grow crops. Farmers rely on climate patterns and weather forecasting in agriculture to determine which crops to cultivate and when to sow them. In order to support farmers in we proposed a position who can retrieve data and develop those for the farmers so that productivity can be improved thus improved earning and income.

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. in Agricultural Meteorology/ Agricultural Physics/ Agricultural Statistics with at least 60% marks from a recognized university or B. Tech. / B.E. Degree in above mentioned subjects with at least 60% marks from a recognized university/ Institute. Desirable Qualification: Doctorate degree in Agricultural Science or M. Tech. / M.E. Degree in above mentioned subjects with at least 60% marks from a recognized university/ Institute.

Experience: Three years’ experience in weather forecasting and its applications in agriculture including modelling, remote Sensing and GIS.

(Retired person with same qualification and experience are encourage to apply)

Roles :

Meteorological services including Agro- Meteorology. ?

Management and processing of weather and crop data, analysis of weather events as well as extreme weather, its impact, mitigation and adaptation in agriculture for management of climate risks.

Handling crop simulation model and development of decision support tools using Remote Sensing and GIS as well as other open source software in development of weather based Agromet advisory products and interpretation into Agromet advisories etc.

Location: Bundelkhand Region/Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Srijan Society
  • About Organization: Srijan Society Ngo Information SRIJAN SOCIETY Non Governmental Organization is located in kanpur nagar Uttar Pradesh . SRIJAN SOCIETY is registered as a Society at kanpur nagar of state Uttar Pradesh with Ngo unique registration ID 'UP/2009/0007621' . The NGO registration is done by Registrar of Societies with registration number 814 on the date of 12-12-1995, Its parent ORganaisation is PaulFoundation. The Chairman of SRIJAN SOCIETY is uma shukla and Chief functionary officer is j p singh.