Breeder (m/f) Trait Introgression Maize

We are seeking at the earliest opportunity a Breeder (m/f) Trait Introgression Maize on a full time and permanent basis contract. You will work in the maize molecular breeding team of KWS in Einbeck, Germany.

Your tasks:
  • Plan and co-ordinate the introgression of traits into elite germplasm
  • Plan and conduct field trials for the evaluation of new traits
  • Statistical analysis and interpretation of results
  • Optimize protocols for greenhouse cultivation of maize
  • Implement new methods and technologies on research stations
  • Integrate into an international team located in Germany (flexibility for workplace in Germany or relocation to the US after initial training phase)
Please send your detailed job application quoting the job posting number, to jobs@kws.com.
job posting number:
Your profile:
  • Master degree or PHD in agronomy, plant breeding, animal breeding or biology
  • Experience in practical plant breeding
  • Knowledge of experimental designs, management of field trials, field breeding operations, and data analysis
  • Basic knowledge in molecular biology
  • Greenhouse experience is a plus
  • Excellent team player and communication skills
  • Professional written and verbal communication in English, German is a plus
  • Attendance for travelling
KWS Services Deutschland GmbH
Human Resources, Robert Graf
P.O. 1463, 37555 Einbeck; Germany
Phone: ++49 5561 311-1239
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