2012 Research Position in Crop Physiology at International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

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


Study Subject(s): Scholarships are being offered in Crop Physiology

Course Level:This Scholarship programme is available for Research program

Scholarship Provider:



  • 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


Scholarship Description: 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


Number of Awards: Not known


Tenure of Awards: Not Known


Value: Not Known


Notifications: Not known


How to Apply: The applications are to be submitted Online


Scholarship Application Deadline: 10/17/2012


Further Scholarship Information and Application