Researcher – Plant Breeding (m/f)

IRRI - International Rice Research Institute

IRRI is recruiting a Researcher - Plant Breeding (m/f), to be based in Zambezia, Mozambique.
  • Under the general supervision of a Scientist, plan the implementation of experiment(s), survey(s) and other research studies and conduct them as specified/defined in the research outline. Collect and analyze data. Work closely together with collaborating partners. Contribute to data analysis and the preparation of manuscript for reports, publications and presentations/posters. Assist in training activities. Experiments under his/her responsibility are related to Plant Breeding
  • Plan the implementation of the routine experiment(s) in the field of Plant Breeding to support projects goals of the Organizational Unit’s (OU’s) research objectives related to breeding
  • Coordinate with collaborators on their research activities as required
  • Plan the support/manpower needed and set up a work schedule
  • Prepare the material and equipment needed based on the research outline provided
  • Assist in applying methods/techniques that guarantee the success of the experiments
  • Assist in supervising the implementation of experiments in the field of Plant Breeding
  • Oversee the work of research technician and/or contract workers to ensure that research activities are implemented according to plan and specific standards
  • Coordinate with collaborating OUs the timely supply of material needed
  • Contribute to the preservation of research areas and direct the maintenance of technical equipment (replacement)
  • Collect and analyze research data in the field of Plant Breeding
  • Collect and process data to its required form
  • Identify inconsistencies in the data collection and/or missing information
  • Carry out graphical and basic statistical data analysis
  • Update database for storage and retrieval of information/data
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports and publications, and presentations in the field of Plant Breeding
  • Provide appropriate data and information about the experiment(s)
  • Contribute to manuscripts/write-ups for annual reports and publications in refereed journals as well as presentation/posters for a national and international conference
  • Support the training of scholars and on-the-job trainees as required
  • Act as a resource person for training courses and visitors
  • Supervise the work of Research Technicians
  • Provide feedback on the performance of Research Technician to immediate supervisor
  • Assist Students and Trainees
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor from time to time
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in Agriculture
  • Mandatory:
  • Is familiar with quality control tools
  • Has proven technical proficiency in conducting research experiments
  • Has strong analytical skills
  • IRRI offers a highly extensive employee benefits package inclusive of globally-covered medical insurance, retirement plan, life and accident insurance, and other allowances. Join our team and be part of our story!
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • The applications must be in English
Perfil da empresa

  • The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. The institute, headquartered in Los Baños, Philippines, has offices in 17 rice-growing countries in Asia and Africa, and over 1,000 staff
  • Working with in-country partners, IRRI develops advanced rice varieties that yield more grain and better withstand pests and disease as well as flooding, drought, and other harmful effects of climate change.

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  • Publicado 19.07.2021
  • Expira 02.08.2021
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