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Assistance breeder (f/m/d) Sugar Beet varieties

Assistance breeder (f/m/d) Sugar Beet varieties

Field of Work:  Breeding

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  962

We are seeking an assistance breeder (f/m/d) to support development of competitive Sugar Beet varieties starting on 1st April 2020 in full-time and for an unlimited period of time at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA location in Einbeck/Germany.


Your tasks:

  • Assist in optimization of breeding processes and schemes
  • Plan, analyse, interprete and summarize trials for selection of variety components and optimization
  • Plan, execute and select self-organized in MABC/MAS while variety component development
  • Contribute to design and testing of new developments of breeding software
  • Collaboration in team with technicians, breeders and scientists


Your profile:

  • University degree (B. Sc./M. Sc) in plant breeding, agronomy or related fields or ATA with multi-years working experience incl. additional training in plant breeding
  • Strong knowledge in practical plant breeding incl. genetic markers as well as planning, execution and statistical analysis of field and greenhouse trials
  • Strong communication, organizational and analytical skills and excellent team-player
  • Independent and responsible way of working
  • Good German and English skills (written and spoken)
  • Strong knowledge in MS Office i.e. Excel and Access, ideally first experience with breeding software
  • Willingness to travel international (10 %)
  • Driving license class B (car) is mandatory

About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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