October 14, 2013   •   News

Crop Modeller – James Hutton Institute


£27,792 – £29,566 (Band D) or £35,282 – £37,534 (Band E)

We are seeking an experienced Crop Modeller to contribute to our global food security and environmental sustainability research agenda. Working with experimental scientists, you will focus on modelling interactions between crop genetics, physiology, phenotypic traits and the environment, and evaluate crop characteristics and management practices that enhance resource use efficiency and reduce risks associated with climate change.
You should have a PhD directly relevant to simulating biological systems and demonstrable experience in modelling agricultural systems at a range of spatial scales. Expertise in spatial analysis would be highly advantageous. You should also have experience in working and communicating with experimental scientists and others from various disciplines. For appointment at the higher salary grade, a track record of high quality scientific publications in this area, evidence of grant-winning ability, and demonstration of international collaboration is required.
This post can be based in either Aberdeen or Dundee; there may be a requirement to travel between sites.Further information is available from www.hutton.ac.uk/careers. To apply, please submit a covering letter and CV (including the names and addresses of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer) by e-mail to [email protected] or by post to HR Office Dundee, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA by 3rd November 2013.  Please quote reference number JHI-46-12 in all correspondence.

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