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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES in WEED SCIENCE with the National Agricultural Research Institute of Uruguay (INIA – Uruguay) in Colonia, Uruguay. South America

Type of position Postdoctoral fellowships in the discipline of weed science at the National Agricultural Research Institute of Uruguay (INIA – Uruguay)
Employer the National Agricultural Research Institute of Uruguay (INIA – Uruguay)
Description of Employer INIA is now offering Postdoctoral Fellowships in the areas specified below. This opportunity is part of the Postgraduate Students and Postdoctoral Training Program implemented by INIA’s Research Board, which aims at fostering the training and development of human resources under the tutorship of experienced INIA researchers. Candidates may opt for the following areas of priority or others that can aid the development of strategic areas of knowledge.

Strategic areas (prioritized, but not exclusive):
Plant Biotechnology/Genomics
Natural Resources and Environment (including herbicide dynamics in soil and crop residues)

Location Colonia, Uruguay. South America
Salary Monthly nominal salary corresponding to 44 hours at Grade 10 Level 1 of the Institute’s remuneration scale (UY$ 95,504 as of July, 2017), with the applicable adjustments and social benefits
Closing date of competition 12/31/2018
Date position available Fellowship can be offered immediately to successful candidates after submission of information
Description of duties

The purpose of this opening is to promote the development of capabilities to strengthen a highly qualified academic community committed to generating scientific and technological knowledge in areas that are strategic to the country’s agricultural development.

Successful applicants will work within a project related to the proposed subject matters. Candidates will prepare a work plan for the course their duties, in cooperation with their INIA tutor, within 6 months after signing the contract of employment.

Candidates will subscribe by signing a contract as “Postdoctoral Fellowship Beneficiaries”. Beneficiaries are expected to publish at least 3 academic papers in relevant scientific journals throughout the course of their duties. They are also expected to contribute to the development of human resources and take part in academic activities such as local and international conferences and seminars. Beneficiaries must comply with the submission of the requested midterm reports and a final report of their Fellowship.

Qualifications sought

This opportunity is open to university graduates of all nationalities, who must hold a doctorate’s degree (or proof of pending doctorate’s degree) to be eligible. INIA welcomes applicants from different academic backgrounds, who shall possess a sound academic education and make substantial contributions to the development of the relevant areas of knowledge. 

Contact for additional information Alejandro Garcia, magarcia@inia.org.uy
Application procedure  
Submit what Candidates must submit: (i) complete curriculum vitae, highlighting their experience in
scientific research, (ii) Doctorate’s degree or proof of pending Doctorate’s degree, and (iii) a
letter or application stating their academic interest, expertise, and potential contribution to
the proposed subject matter (maximum length: 5 single-sided A4 pages). Candidates may opt
for one of the prioritized areas or choose others. In case of choosing another area, candidates
must present the proposed subject matter in detail, stating the questions they seek to address
and the background warranting its approach.
Submit to Candidates must submit (i) complete curriculum vitae, highlighting their experience in scientific
research, (ii) Doctorate’s degree or proof of pending Doctorate’s degree, and (iii) a letter or application stating their academic interest, expertise, and potential contribution to the
proposed subject matter, to the following e-mail address: posdoctorados2017@inia.org.uy.
Files must be attached in pdf format, and cannot be larger than 10 MB. Candidates can apply
at any moment, as this opportunity will be open for submissions throughout the year.
Additional Information An ad hoc Evaluation Committee will be created, appointed by INIA’s Research Board, which
will assess and pre-select applications based on the aforementioned formal requirements.
Those who are pre-selected will undergo a psychological profile test and an interview with the
Evaluation Committee. In both of these stages, candidates will be assessed in terms of their
proposal and potential contribution to the development of the relevant research area, as well
as their motivation, ability to adapt, teamwork skills, and vocation for scientific activity.
Those who are granted INIA’s Postdoctoral Fellowship will have 2 months from the moment
the decision is informed to accept and take up the position. If a selected candidate exceeds
this term without a justifiable reason, the grant will be considered forgone.
Successful applicants selected by INIA as “Postdoctoral Fellowship Beneficiaries” will be hired
for a three-year term (non-extendable and subject to annual evaluation).
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Weed Science with the National Agricultural Research Institute of Uruguay

Type of position Postdoctoral fellowships in the discipline of weed science at the National Agricultural Research Institute of Uruguay (INIA – Uruguay)
Employer The National Agricultural Research Institute of Uruguay (INIA – Uruguay)
Description of Employer INIA is now offering Postdoctoral Fellowships in the areas specified below. This opportunity is part of the Postgraduate Students and Postdoctoral Training Program implemented by INIA’s Research Board, which aims at fostering the training and development of human resources under the tutorship of experienced INIA researchers. Candidates may opt for the following areas of priority or others that can aid the development of strategic areas of knowledge.

Strategic areas (prioritized, but not exclusive):
Plant Biotechnology/Genomics
Natural Resources and Environment (including herbicide dynamics in soil and crop residues)

Location Colonia, Uruguay. South America
Salary Monthly nominal salary corresponding to 44 hours at Grade 10 Level 1 of the Institute’s remuneration scale (UY$ 95,504 as of July, 2017), with the applicable adjustments and social benefits
Closing date of competition 12/31/2018
Date position available Fellowship can be offered immediately to successful candidates after submission of information
Description of duties The purpose of this opening is to promote the development of capabilities to strengthen a highly qualified academic community committed to generating scientific and technological knowledge in areas that are strategic to the country’s agricultural development.

Successful applicants will work within a project related to the proposed subject matters. Candidates will prepare a work plan for the course their duties, in cooperation with their INIA tutor, within 6 months after signing the contract of employment.

Candidates will subscribe by signing a contract as “Postdoctoral Fellowship Beneficiaries”. Beneficiaries are expected to publish at least 3 academic papers in relevant scientific journals throughout the course of their duties. They are also expected to contribute to the development of human resources and take part in academic activities such as local and international conferences and seminars. Beneficiaries must comply with the submission of the requested midterm reports and a final report of their Fellowship.

Qualifications sought This opportunity is open to university graduates of all nationalities, who must hold a doctorate’s degree (or proof of pending doctorate’s degree) to be eligible. INIA welcomes applicants from different academic backgrounds, who shall possess a sound academic education and make substantial contributions to the development of the relevant areas of knowledge.
Contact for additional information Alejandro Garcia, magarcia@inia.org.uy
Application procedure  E-mail Alejandro Garcia, magarcia@inia.org.uy
Submit what Candidates must submit: (i) complete curriculum vitae, highlighting their experience in scientific research, (ii) Doctorate’s degree or proof of pending Doctorate’s degree, and (iii) a letter or application stating their academic interest, expertise, and potential contribution to the proposed subject matter (maximum length: 5 single-sided A4 pages). Candidates may opt for one of the prioritized areas or choose others. In case of choosing another area, candidates must present the proposed subject matter in detail, stating the questions they seek to address and the background warranting its approach.
Submit to Candidates must submit (i) complete curriculum vitae, highlighting their experience in scientific research, (ii) Doctorate’s degree or proof of pending Doctorate’s degree, and (iii) a letter or application stating their academic interest, expertise, and potential contribution to the
proposed subject matter, to the following e-mail address: posdoctorados2017@inia.org.uy.
Files must be attached in pdf format, and cannot be larger than 10 MB. Candidates can apply at any moment, as this opportunity will be open for submissions throughout the year.
Additional Information An ad hoc Evaluation Committee will be created, appointed by INIA’s Research Board, which will assess and pre-select applications based on the aforementioned formal requirements. Those who are pre-selected will undergo a psychological profile test and an interview with the Evaluation Committee. In both of these stages, candidates will be assessed in terms of their proposal and potential contribution to the development of the relevant research area, as well as their motivation, ability to adapt, teamwork skills, and vocation for scientific activity. Those who are granted INIA’s Postdoctoral Fellowship will have 2 months from the moment the decision is informed to accept and take up the position. If a selected candidate exceeds this term without a justifiable reason, the grant will be considered forgone. Successful applicants selected by INIA as “Postdoctoral Fellowship Beneficiaries” will be hired for a three-year term (non-extendable and subject to annual evaluation).
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