International Rice Research Institute IRRI
Senior Project Associate - Grain Quality & Nutrition
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
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Description

About the Organization:

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.

Position: Senior Project Associate - Grain Quality & Nutrition

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct grain quality analysis of 3k subset, traditional and improved germplasm collection and bi-parental mapping populations

  • Detailed grain nutrient analysis of 3k subset, traditional and improved germplasm collection and bi-parental mapping populations

  • Assist project partners in grain quality and nutritional analysis

  • Coordination with breeders and NARES partners for implementation of breeding for rice nutritional quality traits

  • Work closely with teams of ISARC, IRRI SAH and HQ.

  • Assist in the maintenance of laboratory/ grain quality and nutrient analysis/ data collection to ensure order and cleanliness as required by the protocols of the Institute including storage and preparation of samples and other chemicals

  • Assist the project partners for grain quality and nutrient analysis

  • Execution and monitoring of the day to day grain quality analysis and data recording

  • Maintain supply inventory and ensure the availability of sample and data

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. Biochemistry/ Plant Biotechnology/ Genetics and plant breeding. Or

  • Masters in Biochemistry/Plant Biotechnology/Genetics and plant breeding with minimum 4 years of post Masters relevant experience.

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