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posted Mar 13, 2015, 12:33 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Apr 13, 2015, 3:16 AM by Unknown user ]
(Closed application)
Subject: Guinea yam genome analysis
Term: Starting from May 8 (Fri), 2015, till March 31 (2018)

Deadline of application: April 6 (Mon), 2015

Contact person for further information:
                            Dr. Ryohei Terauchi (

Applicants should send

  1. Curriculum vitae with a photo
  2. A list of publications
  3. Short summary of previous researches (one page)
  4. A letter of self introduction (one page)
  5. Copies of up to five major publications

Iwate Biotechnology Research Center
22-174-4, Narita, Kitakami, 024-0003
Iwate, Japan
e-mail for application:

    We are seeking a competent researcher who will be in charge of Guinea yam (Dioscorea rotundata) genome analysis and DNA marker development at Iwate Biotechnology Research Center (IBRC). A suitable candidate will be involved in Guinea yam research entitled “Africa Yam: Enhancing yam breeding for increased productivity and improved quality in West Africa” partly subcontracted to IBRC from International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria). Experience in genetics/genomics will be preferred. Travel to IITA is mandate.