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Phytopathology Lab Technician (M/F)


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General information

Organisation

About Vilmorin-Mikado

Vilmorin-Mikado is a Franco-Japanese seed producer that has specialized in developing, producing, and selling vegetable seeds for professionals since 1743. As a responsible partner in the vegetable food chain, Vilmorin-Mikado is committed to helping better nourish people everywhere. Our wide range of unique, original seeds is distributed on five continents in more than 100 countries. Vilmorin-Mikado has more than 1,000 employees and recorded sales of €218 million in 2020-2021, of which 15% was entirely devoted to research. World leader in carrots and witloof chicory, Vilmorin-Mikado is also a major player in salads, tomatoes, sweet peppers, kabocha squashes, daikon radishes and bunching onions. Nearly three centuries ago, Vilmorin-Mikado's founders began our Tree Seeds work, which actively contributes to rebuilding sustainable forests. www.vilmorinmikado.com

Vilmorin-Mikado is part of Limagrain, an agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products www.limagrain.com - #Limagrain  

Reference

2021-6819  

Location

Company

VILMORIN ANADOLU

Position description

Function

RESEARCH & INNOVATION - BREEDING

Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

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 gathering the activities of Vilmorin (French Seed Company) and Mikado Kyowa Seed (Japanese Seed Company). As a global Seed Company, Vilmorin-Mikado has strong basis over the 5 continents and offers a wide and original high-quality range to all the professionals of the vegetable chain. Vilmorin-Mikado is specialized in the creation, production and marketing of vegetable and tree seeds and is entirely dedicated to agricultural professionals. We are looking for a full-time Phytopathology lab technician position in our Antalya research station (Turkey):

 

Job description

Your main mission is to perform application Phytopathology tests and participate in the development test activity and diagnostics.

 

·       Perform pathology resistance tests on Cucumber and in collaboration with the Pathology Research Manager: preparation of culture media, inoculum, inoculation and reading of tests, cultural monitoring of tests

·       Responsible for the maintenance and management of the collection of Pathogens strains

·       Communicate and discuss the results with the pathology project leader

·       Interact with the operation team

·       Insure the traceability of methods and results

 

Profile

• 2-4 years in university: vegetal biology with knowledge in Phytopathology
• Practice in lab applied to Phytopathology
• Computer skills (Word, Excel, Database…)
• English at intermediate level will be plus
• Team spirit
• Capacity to plan
• Reactivity, experimental rigor and curiosity
• Manual quality
• Autonomy

Position localization

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Turkey

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Minimum level of experience required

1 year

Requester

Position start date

03/01/2022