Tomato Geneticist

The objective of this position is to lead multiple projects in the field of quantitative genetics aiming to implement advanced technologies for producing improved commercial lines.

Breeding-Technology project leader – Tomato Geneticist **
(full time)

Tasks & responsibilities:
* Initiate, plan, lead and execute multidisciplinary programs
* Reveal and utilize the underlying molecular mechanisms for line improvement
* Identification and introduction of new traits into breeding lines
* Management of all operational aspects connected to project trials (field and technology)
* Lead projects in a matrix organisation within the company as well as with external companies and organizations.
* Participate and be pro-active in the global group activities and committees
* Maintain high level of professionalism and cutting edge technologies
* Maintain, build and leverage internal and external networks to support delivery of business goals

Requirements:
* PhD in quantitative genetics and plant science; background in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistics and programing is an advantage;* Experienced with cutting edge technologies: NGS, genotyping technologies, association studies, gene discovery and quantitative genetics analysis strategies, tools and databases; background in expression profiling and proteomics is an advantage;
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Organized and leader capabilities, experience in team work and project management is a plus
* Eagerness to explore new areas
* Established scientific network an advantage
* Hands-on mentality and experience in outdoor trial work
* Excellent command of the English language

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