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Research Technician III - LaboratoryPosted by: International Rice Research Institute
Posted date: Sep-23-2018
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.
The Centre of Excellence for Rice Value Addition (CERVA) is a major component of the IRRI South Asian Regional Centre (ISARC) that is being established in India by IRRI, with strong support from the Government of India to enhance research and training capabilities in the south Asian and African regions enabling production of rice with superior grain qualities. Under the general supervision of the researcher, the Research Technician will perform laboratory procedures and perform data documentation for analysis. The person will be responsible for timely completion of all specified tasks assigned by the researcher.
The Research Technician will perform rice grain quality evaluation following standard operating procedures, provide assistance to managing routine Quality Evaluation Service and research activities, perform sample and data documentation, manage appropriate storage of samples, and ensure laboratory instruments are maintained in working condition.
This position will be based at the IRRI South Asia Research Center, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh in India and will only be filled by permanent citizens of India.
Current IRRI staff are encouraged to apply and will be prioritized.
Roles and Responsibilities
Skills RequiredThis position will remain open until filled.
Allowances & Benefits
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.