Postdoctoral Fellowship in Quantitative Plant Breeding

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Quantitative Plant Breeding

IRRI offers Postdoctoral Fellowship in Quantitative Plant Breeding for the Students from Developing Countries, Philippines 2012
Study Subject(s):Quantitative Plant Breeding
Course Level:Postdoctoral Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: IRRI
Scholarship can be taken at: Philippines
 
Eligibility:
• Plant / Animal Breeding and Genetics or related disciplines with strong statistical/biometrical background.
• PhD in Plant/Animal Breeding and Genetics or related disciplines with strong statistical/biometrical background.
• Experience in scientific programming using Fortran, C++, Java, or C#
• A thorough knowledge of plant or animal breeding theory Knowledge of QTL mapping, association mapping and marker-assisted selection
• Experience in the use of statistical software (e.g. R, ASREML, etc.).
• Fluent in written and oral English
 
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
 
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Countries
 
Scholarship Description: The Postdoctoral Fellow, Quantitative Plant Breeding, will implement existing statistical methods and develop new methods for rice breeding genetic studies. Provide quantitative genetics support to breeders and geneticists, assist in the development of optimal breeding strategies and promote the application of advanced quantitative genetics approaches in breeding through the development of analytical packages/pipelines, training.
 
How to Apply: Online
 
Deadline: 20 Aug-2012

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