Opportunity of Internship, Thesis / Memory in the company

The Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) was born as a response to the new challenges facing our industry and shows the commitment of Viña Concha y Toro to the development of winemaking, focusing on applied research that responded to the real industry needs. We are looking for: 1 intern student (3 month minimun period), 2 MSc students (6 month minimun period) and 1 PhD student (1 year minimum period) developing their research (or looking to develop) in areas related to the biological sciences (plant biology, molecular biology, phytopathology, biotechnology and/or similar) with emphasis on grapevines. Applicants will have the opportunity to work in laboratory and/or vineyards. Some of the research topics currently being developed are:
  • Development and implementation of early disease diagnosis of the grapevines based on PCR and classical microbiology (viruses and wood fungi).
  • Development and implementation of molecular markers for clonal differentiation in grapevines.
  • Development and implementation of techniques of biological control and strengthening of plant material through the use of beneficial microorganisms.
  • Development and implementation of techniques for cleaning plant material through in vitro techniques.
The projects are presented as an opportunity to develop as a thesis or grade memory in collaboration with universities. HOW TO APPLY: Send full resume, letter of intent and the job to apply (Intern, M.Sc. or Ph.D. thesis) and two letters of recommendation to the mail: felipe.gainza@conchaytoro.cl Application deadline: June 30, 2017.