Crop Quantitative Geneticist - Edinburgh

Recruiter
Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)
Location
Midlothian
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
28 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Crop Quantitative Geneticist
Edinburgh

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious crop breeder / geneticist to join an expanding team committed to developing novel breeding strategies which will transform food production and nutrition in the UK and globally. In this senior faculty role you will develop and lead a crop breeding and genetics programme.

You should be a successful grant winner with an international reputation in crop breeding along with a strong quantitative genetics background and familiarity with the use of genomics and the design of breeding strategies. You will be PhD qualified in a relevant discipline with a strong supporting publication record in plant breeding and quantitative genetics.

This is a full-time, permanent role with a competitive package.

For further details of this role and to apply, please click on the 'Apply' button.

Closing date: 27 August 2017

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