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Research Scientist for Markerservice Development (all genders)

Research Scientist for Markerservice Development (all genders)

Field of Work:  Research & Development

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  7081

We are looking - as soon as possible, unlimited and full-time – for a research scientist (m/f/d) in the field of marker service for our laboratory at our headquarters in Einbeck / Lower Saxony, Germany within KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA.


Your new challenge:


  • Development and implementation of DNA extraction of various plant species for bulk marker analysis
  • Implementation of new technologies for bulk analysis
  • Next Generation Sequencing (e.g. ONT)
  • Sequencing data evaluation in cooperation with our bioinformatics team
  • with increasing application volumes set-up and coordination of new process team


Your profile:


  • PhD in molecular biology or a comparable degree
  • Extensive laboratory experience in molecular biology as well as experience in next-generation sequencing technologies
  • Initial leadership / project management experience is a plus
  • Strong team spirit coupled with a solution-oriented, pragmatic approach
  • Very good communication skills in English (written and spoken) are mandatory and German language skills are an advantage
  • Willingness to travel occasionally on business (e.g. conferences)


What we offer to help you grow: 


  • As a family-run company we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, foresight and independence.
  • We offer excellent work equipment (e.g. the newest laboratory equipment), a fully-fledged, subsidized canteen and sufficient free parking spaces at the KWS location. 
  • We offer a company pension scheme, capital formation benefits, Christmas and holiday bonuses, special prices for company shares, childcare allowance and a job bike. 
  • Health & Safety are very important for us: our company doctor, company fire brigade / paramedics (with time credit) and company sports create a solid base for this. 


#seedingthefuture starts with you! Start by applying to this opportunity today. We are looking forward to your application using our online application system.

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, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.700 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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