HM.CLAUSE, an international business unit of Limagrain Group, is one of the leading Vegetable Seed Companies specialized in breeding, production and commercialization of innovative varieties for professional growers worldwide. A third of our employees are working in an international and interdisciplinary environment in the R&D division. In this context, the trait genetics project manager, part of the Trait & Technologies Team, will contribute to multidisciplinary projects in collaboration with, other Trait & Technologies domains (pathology, genomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics), Breeding and Research Support for trait elucidation and deployment in commercial breeding programs in Asia. Our international and interdisciplinary work environment offers a range of possibilities to motivated, qualified people with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
The job main Objectives:
In accordance with the Company strategy, the Trait Geneticist contributes to the definition of the most efficient strategy to address trait discovery and deployment for Asian crops. In collaboration with an international multidisciplinary team including breeders and experts in Pathology, Genomics, Bioanalysis and Statistics, the Trait Geneticist deciphers trait genetics and develops associated molecular breeding tools improving selection methods and accelerating genetic gain.
The primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
PhD in Biological Science, in a relevant field of plant quantitative genetics or molecular breeding
At least 5 years of successful experience. Experience in private business is a plus
The position requires strong knowledge in plant breeding and experience with the use of molecular technologies in plant breeding, and analysis of genotyping and phenotyping data sets for the development of molecular markers, genetic linkage maps and association mapping
Knowledge and experience in plant pathology is a significant plus
Fluent in written and oral English language is essential
Requires 25% travel, both domestically and internationally
Ability to work both independently and in a multidisciplinary team
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills and an ability to work in cross-functional team settings in a multicultural environment.
|Key Skills||RESEARCH, PROJECT MANAGEMENT|
|Qualification||PhD in Biological Science|