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Research Associate - agronomy, plant breeding or biology - production maize (m/f)

Research Associate (m/f) Doubled haploid production maize, KWS SAAT SE, Einbeck/Germany

KWS is one of the most innovative and long established plant breeding/seed companies worldwide. For more than 150 years we have been breeding and marketing high performance varieties for the modern farmer. Our key crops are sugar beet, corn and cereals as well as oil seed crops and potatoes. Our core markets are in the temperate climate zones of Europe, North and South America as well as China.
We are seeking for October 1st, 2015 a

Research Associate (m/f) Doubled haploid production maize

on a full time and permanent basis contract.
You will work in the maize molecular breeding team of KWS in Einbeck, Germany.

Your remit:

  • Co-ordinate the DH-production of maize worldwide
  • Design, analyze and interpret experiments for inducer based DH technology development
  • Support the implementation of new methods and technologies for DH-production on research stations worldwide
  • Working within an international team of technicians and breeders
  • Collaboration with international scientific institutions in the area of inducer based DH technology

Your profile:

  • Master degree or PHD in agronomy, plant breeding, or biology
  • Knowledge in plant breeding and biostatistics
  • Experience with plant experiments in field/greenhouse
  • Basic knowledge in molecular biology
  • Excellent team player and communication skills
  • Attendance for travelling
Have we caught your attention? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV, relevant references), preferably via e-mail. job posting number: 219 C
KWS Services Deutschland GmbH Human Resources,
Robert Graf, P.O. 1463, 37555 Einbeck; Germany,
Phone: ++49 5561 311-1239

While applying for the job please refer on jobvector and use the following reference number: 219 C