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