KWS SAAT SE

Team lead (f/m/d) resistance and quality native traits maize

KWS SAAT SE

Einbeck, Germany

Team lead (f/m/d) resistance and quality native traits maize

You are looking for a new opportunity to work on high level in an international science environment and lead a motivated and experience team? Join the Native Traits department within maize breeding at KWS Saat SE & Co. KGaA in Einbeck.

Your tasks:

  • Lead and steer the maize resistance and quality native traits team in the KWS maize breeding department; Develop concepts, optimize and support implementation of,Global phenotyping platforms for resistance and quality traits, Efficient and save routines for gene identification and fine mapping
  • Genomic prediction for resistance and quality traits
  • Oversee available genetic resources
  • Implement new tools, data management routines, project management and utilization of molecular resources
  • Project lead for trait developments
  • Work in an international team of breeders, technicians, biostatisticians and molecular geneticists

Your profile

  • PhD degree in agriculture or biology or equivalent working experience
  • Strong background and some years experience in plant breeding research, quantitative genetics, genetic mapping and resistance traits
  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Knowledge in maize breeding, phytopathology, biostatistics (QTL, association mapping, genetic mapping, field trial analysis) would be beneficial
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Independent and responsible way of working, excellent team-player and good communication skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally

Interested? Then please apply here

Job Posting number:
588

Address
KWS Berlin GmbH
Human Resources, Sandra Kopp
Potsdamer Platz 8
10117 Berlin

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/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://www.linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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