Research Scientist - Molecular Breeding

  • Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 2-7 years
  • 27 Mar 2015

  • R&D/ Research & Development

  • Agriculture/ Horticulture
Job Description

Key Job responsibilities:

The position plans, manages and conducts a comprehensive hybrid rice Molecular breeding program to support the hybrid rice business in India.

The position incumbent would be required to:

1. Establish project goals which address internal and external customer needs and which support business unit goals; monitor research progress.

3. Deploy comprehensive trait integration activities for native traits, particularly for the biotic stresses.

M. Sc. Agriculture / Ph. D (Genetics & Plant Breeding) with an emphasis in the areas of genetics and molecular genetics from a recognized university.

Experience in hybrid crop research is required and experience in hybrid rice breeding is preferable.

Knowledge of genetics and hybrid breeding principles and procedures is essential.

M.Sc/Ph.D Plant Breeding and Genetics

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