KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies.
Field of Work: Research & Development
Location: Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE
Do you want to help shape things and contribute your knowledge of molecular phytopathology to a leading company? Then be our new molecular phytopathologist (all gender) of KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA at our headquarter in Einbeck, Germany. The contract will be full-time and permanent.
As a member of the Department of Phytopathology, you will have the opportunity to further develop and expand the field of molecular phytopathology and integrate the latest methods. The focus is on the development, implementation and optimization of molecular pathogen essays.
Expand the field of molecular phytopathology within the Department of Phytopathology
Develop, implement and optimize molecular pathogen assays (e.g. diagnostics, race differentiation)
Support in the establishment and implementation of resistance tests in the greenhouse and field
Collaborate with breeding, production, agroservice, product and business management
Maintain networks in the field of molecular phytopathology (national and international)
Bring in your strengths
PhD degree in agricultural sciences, phytopathology, biology, or equivalent working experience
In-depth expertise in the field of molecular phytopathology
Very good knowledge in at least one of the phytopathological disciplines: mycology, virology, or nematology
Work and leadership experience are of advantage
The ability to analyze processes, design and implement projects across interfaces in diverse national and international teams
Effective, customer-oriented communication and excellent teamwork skills
Fluent English skills, basic knowledge of German is an advantage
To make yourself grow with us… What can we offer to help you grow?
As a family-run company we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, foresight and independence – this culture is lived in practice creating thus an open and friendly working atmosphere.
True to our motto Make yourself grow, we support employees’ professional and personal development.
We offer excellent work equipment (e.g. the newest laboratory equipment), a fully-fledged, subsidized canteen and sufficient free parking spaces at the KWS location.
We offer capital formation benefits, Christmas and holiday bonuses, childcare allowance and a job bike.
Health & Safety are very important for us: our company doctor, company fire brigade / paramedics (with time credit) and company sports create a solid base for this.
Did we spark your interest? We are looking forward to your application using our online application system.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.kws.com.