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Plant Genome Engineering Scientist (m/f)

We currently welcome applications for a Plant Genome Engineering Scientist (m/f) on a full time basis, for a three year fixedterm contract, located at the KWS Headquarters in Einbeck, Germany. This position is part of an interdisciplinary team of plant cell and molecular biologists that develops and implements innovative approaches for trait development in crops.

Your tasks:
  • Apply and improve protocols for genome engineering in different crop species
  • Design and test innovative approaches to integrate genome enginee­ring technologies with plant transformation and regeneration methods
  • Keep abreast of new developments and emerging technologies in the fields of genome engineering and its application in plants
  • Work in laboratories and greenhouses
  • Work effectively as part of an international research team in Germany and the US
  • Ensure interpretation and documentation of experiments
Please send your detailed job application quoting the job posting number, to jobs@kws.com.
job posting number:
366 D
Your profile:
  • MSc or PhD in Biology, Biotechnology or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to generate genome engineered plants
  • Demonstrated broad expertise in plant molecular biology and experience with plant cell biology and tissue culture methods
  • Experience in design and interpretation of biological experiments
  • Understanding of the goals and objectives of an international breeding company
  • Pro-active and goal-orientated work style
  • Excellent communication and team skills
  • Proficient English language skills
  • Basic German is advantageous
KWS Services Deutschland GmbH
Human Resources, Robert Graf
P.O. 1463, 37555 Einbeck; Germany
Phone: ++49 5561 311-1239
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

Erschienen auf academics.de am 14.09.2016
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