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)
– 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
Scholarship Open for International Students: Developing Countries students can apply for the scholarship
Further Information: http://irri.org/index.php?option=com_k2&view=itemlist&layout=category&task=category&id=420&Itemid=100219&lang=en