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Technical Assistant III – Field And Laboratory IRRI

Closing: Jun 18, 2024

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Published: Jun 4, 2024 (11 days ago)

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Requirements

  • Diploma in agriculture (breeding, crop protection, crop science) with experience working in rice fields
  • Has basic knowledge of MS Office programs such as Word and Excel or related software
  • Has experience with rice field management
  • Has experience in rice production


Responsibilities

Requirements

  • Diploma in agriculture (breeding, crop protection, crop science) with experience working in rice fields
  • Has basic knowledge of MS Office programs such as Word and Excel or related software
  • Has experience with rice field management
  • Has experience in rice production


  • Perform/conduct activities to support experiment(s) in the field of [Plant Breeding]
  • Support the day-to-day operation of activities in the field/screenhouse/greenhouse
  • Support and oversee contract workers during field/screenhouse/greenhouse operation and monitor efficiency.
  • Help in preparation of materials to be used in field/greenhouse/screenhouse/laboratory experiments (e.g. seeds, soil, nutrient solution, labels)
  • Help to oversee, implement and monitor field/screenhouse/greenhouse activities from seeding to harvesting to seed processing and ensure that all operations meet standards of quality assurance
  • Help to supervise and handle data collection, processing
  • Help perform assigned procedures related to experiments/study in Plant Breeding
  • Perform seed germination for planting in the field
  • Support in systematic bagging and harvesting of panicles
  • Help conduct trials in the breeding
  • Assist in mass screening of rice cultivars,, assessment of damage and data collection

Engagement

Assist in the maintenance and organization of field, greenhouse/screenhouse/headhouse/laboratory as required by Institute protocols including maintaining cleanliness, orderliness, and safety in the laboratory and other work. This includes spaces, preparation of commonly used solutions/materials, inventory and ordering of chemicals and supplies.

Delivery

  • Data collection and documentation-Collect data and help in cleaning data
  • Encode data for analysis using electronic device/ computer/ tablet
  • Assist in characterization and data collections from stored germplasm
  • Measure and asses plant parameters and yield components
  • Calibrate regularly used equipment
  • Assist in training scholars/ interns/ on-the-job-trainees
  • Assist in initial purification of seed stocks by bagging and threshing panic/es
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor from time to time


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