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Assistant Breeder (m/f) Plant Breeding, Agronomy

KWS SAAT SE. Bergen-Wohlde, 30.10.2017

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Assistant Breeder (m/f)

Our Rye Breeding Team is seeking at the earliest possible starting date an Assistant Breeder (m/f) on a full-time and permanent basis contract. The position is located at KWS LOCHOW GMBH in Bergen-Wohlde, Germany.

Your tasks:
  • Management of our team for line development and selection
  • Implementation of crossing plans
  • Management of field activities to self and evaluate inbred lines
  • Line selection based on phenotypic and genomic-estimated breeding values in close interaction with our testing and breeding-technology teams
  • Organization and documentation of seed flows between our linedevelopment and seed-production teams
  • Close interaction with our line conversion team
  • Supervision of special prebreeding-projects
Interested? Then please send your detailed job application quoting the job posting number, to jobs@kws.com
job posting number:
546-F
Your profile:
  • B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D in plant breeding, agronomy or related field
  • Good basis in breeding methods, phytopathology and agronomy
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office and familiarity with standard general-purpose statistical software and databases
  • Knowledge in experimental design and phenotypic data analysis is advantageous
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in German and English language
  • Abilitity to collaborate with a team of breeders, scientists and technicians in KWS and academic partners
  • Availability to travel in Germany and abroad
  • Driver’s license
Address:
KWS Services Deutschland GmbH
Human Resources, Arne Graf
P.O. 1463, 37555 Einbeck; Germany
Phone: ++49 5561 311-714
About KWS
KWS has been breeding crops for the moderate climatic zone for more than 160 years. The company is now one of the world’s leading seed producers. It has some 4,700 employees and a footprint touching more than 70 countries.
Further information please visit: www.kws.com/career