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Carrot Pre-Breeder (H/F)


Vacancy details

General information

Organisation

The fourth largest seed company in the world, Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.

VILMORIN-MIKADO is a Business Unit of Limagrain. It brings together the activities of Vilmorin (French seed company) and Mikado (Japanese seed company).

VILMORIN-MIKADO is a global seed company which has strong bases spread over the five continents; it offers a wide, unique and original high-quality range to all professionals in the vegetable industry.

VILMORIN-MIKADO team conveys a strong commitment to customer-service and passion for vegetables. Strong by their diversity and entrepreneurship spirit, they hold our values of audacity, proximity and excellence.

From Vilmorin-MIKADO, expect quality seed of the tastiest products for your markets.

Everywhere, closer to you.
  

Reference

2020-5465  

Company

VILMORIN SA

Local contract

Local contract only

Position description

Function

RESEARCH & INNOVATION - BREEDING

Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours

Full-time

Main Goal

The main mission of the Carrot pre-breeder is to support varietal creation and innovation in collaboration with Limagrain Vegetable Seeds (LVS) breeding and technology teams. The Carrot Pre-Breeder will propose and lead Limagrain Vegetable Seeds upstream research projects on Carrot to transfer improved and novel genetic material to the breeding teams.

Job description

Main missions:
• Collect, maintain and characterize genetic resources
• Identify innovative traits in collaboration with breeders
• Manage a small team
• Develop new phenotyping methodologies for selected traits
• Lead/participate (to) trait projects in close collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams (breeding, pathology, markers, genomics)
• Genetic trait dissection selecting the most relevant approaches and generating appropriate populations
• Monitor technological developments in terms of general and fundamental pre-breeding knowledge in collaboration with other LVS pre-breeders

Profile

Profile:
• Scientific degree specialized in Genetics/Breeding (Master's, PhD)
• Good knowledge of population, quantitative and molecular genetics applied to plant improvement
• Good knowledge in data statistical analyses
• Knowledge in pathology and physiology
• Genuine field and plant observation interest
• Affinity for field and greenhouse work
• Ability to propose and manage multiple projects
• Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams and within a multicultural & matrix environment
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Good organization and coordination abilities
• Leadership skills and ability to manage people
• Fluent in English and French
• Ability to travel to interact with LVS and external collaborators and to visit trials
• Curious and innovative

Position localization

Job location

Europe, France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Gard (30)

Location

Pazac, 30210 Lédenon, France

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Master's degree

Specific expertise

Biology

Minimum level of experience required

3 years or more

Languages

  • English (4 - Fluent)
  • French (4 - Fluent)

Requester

Position start date

01/09/2020