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Sunflower Breeder (m/f)

KWS SAAT SE is looking to recruit at the earliest opportunity on a permanent and full-time basis a Sunflower Breeder (m/f) based in Hungary or Germany. As a Breeder you will support our growing worldwide sunflower breeding activities in taking over responsibilities for parts of the breeding program. This is an excellent opportunity for a person motivated to contribute to a breeding program in an international framework

Your tasks:
  • Responsibility for parts of the growing worldwide sunflower breeding program
  • Supervision and instruction of the worldwide breeding teams carrying out breeding activities
  • Collaboration within an international team of breeders and technicians
  • Responsibility for planning and managing parts of the breeding program within the sunflower breeding activities in Hungary, France, Chile and Peru
  • Scientific support of research projects
  • Contribution to improvements of the sunflower breeding program
Please send your detailed job application quoting the job posting number, to jobs@kws.com
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job posting number:
463-E
Your profile:
  • PhD or M.Sc. with focus on plant breeding
  • Minimum of 5 years practical experience in managing a commercial hybrid breeding program
  • Ability to work in an international team of breeders and research scientists
  • Ability to adapt work to the seasonal fluctuations in plant breeding
  • Ability to work in the field under the climatic conditions in summer and autumn
  • Ability to travel (Europe, South-America)
  • Experience in application of software in planning and analyzing of field trials and breeding nurseries
  • Good communication skills in English
Address:
KWS Services Deutschland GmbH
Human Resources, Robert Graf
P.O. 1463, 37555 Einbeck; Germany
Phone: ++49 5561 311-1239
About KWS
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


Published on academics.com on date 13 April 2017
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