Research Associate – Advanta

Agency
Advanta Seeds
Location
College Station, TX
Job Category
Master's Degree
website
http://advantaus.com/
Last Date to Apply
when filled
Description
Seeking a highly motivated individual to support crop breeding programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating molecular breeding projects, including marker asissted selection and marker assisted backcrossing with the crop breeding teams
  • Organizing and analyzing genotypic data generated from the molecular lab
  • Discuss results with lead molecular breeding scientists and lab managers to solve issues in a timely manner
  • Generate reports from the genotypic data and ensure timely delivery of marker assisted selection and backcrossing results to the breeding teams
Qualifications
  • M.S. degree in plant greeding, genetics, plant science, crop science, bioechnology or other related field
  • Experience in plant molecular breeding applied to plant breeding pipeline
  • Knowledge of molecular markers and experience in genetic data interpretation and analysis
  • Experience in database management and web-based applications
  • Experience with a programming language R and/or python would be desireable
  • More information and online application link

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