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2012 Research Position at IRRI, Philippines

International Rice Research Institute

Research Position in Crop Physiology for Developing Counties Students at International Rice Research Institute, Philippines 2012

About Scholarship: This position is based on the funding of CSISA II project and contributes to the implementation if its Objective 3 (High-yielding, heat and water-stress resistant rice varieties), with emphasis on yielding potential traits.

Roles and responsibilities: The Researcher will assist in designing, implementing, documenting and analyzing on-station field experiments at IRRI and PhilRIce.

-These experiments aim at one or several of the following objectives: Characterizing yield potential component traits as a function of genotype, climatic environment and population; Generating minimum datasets for crop modeling; Field phenotyping of yield potential component traits.

-These experiments involve laboratory based sample analyses for chemical composition of plant tissues.

– Lay out and implement, in a team context, on-station field experiments at PhilRice and IRRI.

– Process and analyze results using standard tools (MS Office, IRRIstat) and establish reports

– Perform physical and chemical plant sample analyses and assist in methodology adaptation for this purpose

– Perform all other related duties that may be assigned by the supervisor 

Study Subject: Crop Physiology

Course Level: Research program

Scholarship by: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

Location: Philippines 


– BS Agronomy, Crop Physiology or related discipline

– Knowledge in assorted physiological measurement devices and Wet Lab analytical equipment

– Proficiency in English language, written and oral

– Demonstrated skills in leading teams

-Driving skills 

Scholarship Open for International Students: Developing Countries students can apply for the scholarship 

Apply: Online

Deadline: 10/17/2012 

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