Graduate Plant Breeder- East of England
- De Lacy Executive Recruitment
- East of England
- Competitive salary, profit share and benefits.
- Job Sector
- Apprenticeship / Trainee / Graduate, Crop science, Management
- Contract Type
The plant breeding industry is innovative and dynamic, as part of an industry shaping company you will be at the forefront of the latest developments. A training opportunity like this is rare on the current market, for the right person this could be the start a successful career.
If you have a thirst for knowledge and strive to be at the forefront of innovation in breeding and genetics this company can provide unrivalled career opportunities. Ideally you would be someone with a trials background and relevant degree level knowledge of plant breeding.
As an Oilseed Rape Breeder, you will:
- Be responsible for the selection process to include sowing preparation, scoring, data collection and analysis as well as final selection decisions.
- Taking part in UK and International research projects.
- Working closely with the Crop Research Head to develop the breeding strategy.
What do I need to apply?
- Ideally, a degree at BSc level or above in Plant breeding and genetics or similar. Applications from an agricultural degree background with a strong genetics understanding would be of particular interest.
- Experience in a breeding programme would be beneficial but is not essential.
- An understanding of plant breeding, genetics, agronomy and the seed industry.
- Experience in using data management and analysis software.
- Team management skills prior experience would be advantageous but is not essential.
Package: Competitive salary, profit share scheme and extensive benefits.
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