Plant Breeder – solenaceous

Agency
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Location
Albion, ME
Job Category
Master's Degree, Ph.D.
website
https://www.johnnyseeds.com
Description

The primary function of this position is to develop proprietary commercial varieties for tomato & pepper to be marketed by Johnny's Selected Seeds (JSS) and manage colaborative breeding with other companies and cooperators. It is part of a larger integrated Plant Breeding and Product Development team that breeds and trials a large number of other vegetable crops. The Assistant Breeder &/or Breeding Technician - Tomato & Pepper report to this position.

Complete job description

Qualifications
• A graduate degree in plant breeding is required.
• A practical knowledge of farming and experience with variety development of vegetable crops is required
• The ability to design and manage all the logistics for a commercial plant breeding program to develop varieties suitable for Johnny's target markets is necessary.
Contact Person
Dale Venner
Contact Phone
319-560-6427
Contact eMail
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