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.

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.