Careers at IRRI
Make a difference with a career at IRRI.

At IRRI, we seek innovative and passionate individuals to help us alleviate world poverty in a sustainable manner through Rice Science. We are eager to receive applications from International Scientists, National Staff and Associates to fill research and support roles.

Globally Recruited Staff vacancies are filled from the international labor market and include Internationally Recruited Scientists and support staff (IRS), Post-doctoral Fellows, Seconded IRS & Partner Employment IRS.

Nationally Recruited Staff include both science and support positions which can only be filled by citizens and permanent residents of the country in which the role is located.

Associates hold non-staff positions for short periods of time and include Emergency Employees, Service Contract Agreements, Consultants, and a variety of Visiting and Collaborative Fellows.

IRRI Supports the next generation of Rice Scientists.

Learn more about opportunities for students and on-the-job training.


IRRI encourages staff diversity. From gender, to nationality and culture, IRRI is a multi-cultural and respectful institution. Find out more about gender and diversity at IRRI.

  • Internationally
    Recruited Staff

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  • Post-Doctoral
    Fellows

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  • Nationally
    Recruited Staff

    Find and apply for current Nationally Recruited Staff vacancies in all IRRI Country Offices.

  • Associate
    Appointments

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