Make a difference. Make it IRRI.
We work for the alleviation of poverty and hunger. Our goal is to improve the well-being of present and future generations of rice farmers and consumers, particularly those with low incomes. Join us and become part of a team of more than 1,300 research and support staff working toward rice science for a better world. We provide world-class state-of-the-art facilities, highly competitive benefits, and a gender-sensitive environment.
Who we need
We need scientists and support professionals in any stage of their career, people driven by passion, visionaries who are the best at what they do. We need creative innovators who celebrate individual and team diversity, enjoy teamwork and partnership, and who share our mission to alleviate poverty in a way which is considerate of indigenous knowledge and environmental sustainability.
Why do people join IRRI?
Because IRRI makes a difference. With offices and sites in 16 different countries, IRRI offers the opportunity to join a team of committed individuals representing a wide range of disciplines, talents, cultures and nationalities, all of whom contribute to meeting the Institute’s mission of reducing poverty and hunger through rice science. IRRI applies consistent and fair recruitment and appointment practices. Learn more about why people join us and continue to stay, see IRRI People tell their stories, or visit the IRRI Staff Profiles page.
Recruitment and selection
Our key asset is our staff of about 1,300 people who are based at our headquarters in the Philippines and in our country offices in Asia and Africa.