Hortigenetics Research (S.E.Asia) Limited

Job ID: SB-208 | Location: Suphanburi, Thailand
06 July 2019 Print Report Share

Hortigenetics Research (S.E.Asia) Limited

Job ID: SB-208 | Location: Suphanburi, Thailand

Pre-Breeder (Corn)

Our main research station in Southeast Asia -  Hortigenetics Research (S.E.Asia) Limited is seeking candidates for:

PRE-BREEDER (CORN)
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OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The pre-breeder is responsible for development of pre-breeder materials that have been introgressed with desirable traits and understand the genetics and inheritance of key traits and relatives and work out a scheme on how these traits can be transferred to cultivated types.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Development of pre-breeder materials that have been introgressed with desirable traits
  • Understand the genetics and inheritance of key traits and relatives and work out a scheme on how these traits can be transferred to cultivated types
  • Develop mapping populations for trait-based marker development in crop and work closely with other departments (biotechnology, plant pathology, entomology) for the marker genotyping and association analysis
  • Develop mutant populations (e.g. TILLING) for identification of new novel traits
  • Assist in the design of an experiment to validate markers and help design a breeding strategy for efficient use of markers

QUALIFICATION:

  • At least M.Sc. in Agriculture, Horticulture, Crop Sciences, Plant Breeding, Genetics and related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years commercial plant breeding experience
  • Able to communicate well with peers to develop common projects
  • Able to manage several projects at the same time
  • Willing to travel to places of interest for the pre-breeding
  • Able to translate customer problems into novel genetic solutions
  • Good working knowledge of advanced plant breeding and genetics
  • Analytical and “Can Do” attitude as well as enthusiastics
  • Able to handle multiple tasks at once and works well under pressure
  • Attention to details and result oriented
  • Good command of English will be advantage.
  • Work located in Suphanburi

 Interested persons should submit applications with the detailed CV outline, expected salary and recent photograph
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Hortigenetics Research (S.E. Asia) Limited
7 Moo 9, Maefack Mai, Sansai, Chiangmai 50290
Tel: 083-050-7131 or 052-070-800 (ext. 104)
Contact person: HGR-HR Manager


Job Details:


Benefits:
Five-day work week
Performance bonus
Travel allowance
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Life insurance

Hortigenetics Research (S.E.Asia) Limited
East-West Seed introduced market-oriented plant breeding in Southeast Asia in 1982, with the mission to improve the income of smallholder farmers through high-quality vegetable seeds. We are one of the 10 largest vegetable seed companies in the world, with a leading position in the most important Southeast Asian countries and rapid expansion into India, China, Africa and South America. Our East-West Seed group is fast-growing, multi-cultural organization with over 4,000 employees. It has 15 R&D establishment in 7 countries. The company export to over 60 countries in tropical areas of the world. It has  its headquarters in Thailand.

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