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International Rice Research Institute IRRI Job circular 2021

চাকরির সুযোগ দিচ্ছে আইআরআরআই

চাকরির সুযোগ দিচ্ছে আইআরআরআই

আন্তর্জাতিক ধান গবেষণা ইনস্টিটিউটে (আইআরআরআই) ‘অ্যাসোসিয়েট সায়েন্টিস্ট-ব্রিডিং রিসার্চ’ পদে জনবল নিয়োগ দেওয়া হবে। আগ্রহীরা আগামী ১৮ নভেম্বর পর্যন্ত আবেদন করতে পারবেন।

প্রতিষ্ঠানের নাম: আন্তর্জাতিক ধান গবেষণা ইনস্টিটিউট (আইআরআরআই)

পদের নাম: অ্যাসোসিয়েট সায়েন্টিস্ট-ব্রিডিং রিসার্চ
পদসংখ্যা: নির্ধারিত নয়
শিক্ষাগত যোগ্যতা: এগ্রিকালচারাল সায়েন্সে স্নাতক/জেনেটিক্স অ্যান্ড ব্রিডিংয়ে স্নাতকোত্তর/সমমান
অভিজ্ঞতা: ০৫-০৮ বছর
বেতন: ৭০,৬৬৭-১,৩০,৮৩৩ টাকা

চাকরির ধরন: স্থায়ী
প্রার্থীর ধরন: নারী-পুরুষ
বয়স: নির্ধারিত নয়
কর্মস্থল: কান্ট্রি অফিস, বাংলাদেশ

Assistant Scientist – Breeding (Inbred/ Hybrid)


Closing Date



54833  – 101167  BDT per month

About IRRI

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, 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.

Job Purpose

This position will be responsible for conducting breeding trials in the field, research in the lab and train the manpower of partners for the IRRI-PPP project. Also to develop breeding strategies, protocol and project related activities.

This position will be based at the Country Office Bangladesh and may only be filled by permanent citizens of the Bangladesh. 

Roles and Responsibilities


  • Contribute to the development and implementation of private partners research including reviewing related literature
  • Exchange conceptual ideas with collaborating partners and seek feedback
  • Coordinate with collaborating partners on their research requirements and provide logistical support
  • Verify suggested methodologies and establish parameters
  • Select adequate research tools and equipment
  • Assist the research technicians in identifying assign tasks/responsibilities
  • Coordinate the required services and supplies for rice breeding activities


  • Provide technical assistance and guidelines to project staff and partners in implementing experiment(s)
  • Assign, monitor and evaluate partners research activities/tasks performed by Researchers, Research Technicians and Contract Workers
  • Maintain smooth relationship with partners and foster a productive teamwork environment
  • Assist in developing standard research protocol
  • Summarize and validate data using appropriate advanced statistical tools independently
  • Assist in the interpretation of results in relation to laboratory experiments
  • Make recommendations for further research
  • Assure maintenance of accurate data recording
  • Update database for efficient storage and retrieval of information


  • Summarize research findings and draft manuscripts for publication in refereed journals
  • Take part in developing suitable rice breeding strategies in close coordination with the partners Molecular Experts and breeders
  • Lead in developing training materials and provide breeding training to the field Research Officers of partner organization
  • Contribute in preparing annual progress reports for the project
  • Prepare posters and papers for presentation at local and international conferences
  • Ensure the logistics are appropriate for defined purpose
  • Identify resource persons and prepare necessary supplies
  • Draft training material using readily available published information (i.e. protocols, methodology)
  • Supervise Research Officer and Research Technicians
  • Carry out performance appraisals of Research Officer/Research Technicians
  • Contribute to the professional development of Research Officer/Research Technicians
  • Facilitate timely transfer of germplasm from IRRI HQ and contribute in laboratory based activities
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor from time to time
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science (specialization in Genetics and Breeding) with 4 years relevant work experience in modern breeding methodologies and breeding informatics
  • Master’s degree in Genetics and Breeding with 2 years relevant work experience in modern breeding methodologies and breeding informatics
Skills Required
  • Has proven technical proficiency in conducting breeding research experiments
  • Experience working on inbred and hybrid rice varietal development
  • Has strong oral and written communication skills
  • Has strong analytical skills
  • Has some experience with quality assurance
  • Has some experience with research management
  • Has good presentation skills
  • Has excellent computer skills

Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Genetics, Plant Breeding, or Molecular Breeding and excellent research experience working at an international research organization.

Salary Ranges: Basic (54,883 – 101,167) BDT per Month

Other Benefits: Housing Allowance: 30% of base pay per month, Transport Allowance: BDT 12,000, Festival Bonus: 2 times each year, Contributory Provident Fund (CPF), Returning Mother Allowance: BDT 2,000 per month for 9 months to female employees post-delivery of a baby to support return to the workplace, Medical insurance coverage: maximum US$16,000/year and other admissible benefits

আবেদনের শেষ সময়: ১৮ নভেম্বর ২০২১

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