2013 Research Position in Molecular Breeding at IRRI in Philippines

STRASA announces research position at International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). The position is being offered for Developing Countries students in the field of Molecular Breeding. Applicants applying for the position must have bachelor degree in Agricultural Sciences or equivalent and preferably two years or more experiences in molecular biology and/or breeding.

Study Subject(s): Research grant is available in the field of Molecular Breeding.
Course Level: This position is available for research program.
Scholarship Provider: International Rice Research Institute
Scholarship can be taken at: Philippines

Eligibility: -BSc Agricultural Sciences or equivalent
-Preferably two years or more experiences in molecular biology and/or breeding
-Ability to acquire and learn new methods and techniques through self-study
-Good interpersonal and human relation skills.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The position is open for developing countries students.

Scholarship Description: The successful candidate will contribute to the development of pre-breeding materials for IRRI’s variety development teams through conventional and marker-assisted recurrent selection. She/he will work on the marker-assisted selection for the development of male sterile version of selected parental lines for population development. This is funded by the STRASA project.

Roles and Responsibilities:  -Implement MAS for the development of male sterile lines
-Assist in designing current selection strategy
-Conduct genotyping and phenotyping for the recurrent selection program
-Perform all other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisors.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit complete applications till 20th February 2013.

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