Research Scientist for sugar beet breeding and genetics (m/f/d)

Ort: Schlanstedt


 Our profile

Strube Research GmbH & Co. KG belongs to the leading international plant breeding companies with its head office in Söllingen in the vicinity of the Harz Mountains, Germany. The history of our company reaches back to the year 1877. Today we deliver seeds of sugar beet, wheat, sunflower, vining peas and sweet corn to more than 35 countries worldwide. With the latest technologies, our research and development departments ensure a high performance and highly innovative product portfolio.

To expand our scientific team in the area of sugar beet breeding in our subsidiary in Schlanstedt, Germany, we are seeking for an initial period of two years with the aim to turn it into a permanent position on a full time basis (40 hours/week) a


Research Scientist for sugar beet breeding and genetics (m/f/d) 



Your job description:

  • Responsible for a part of the sugar beet breeding program
  • Methodical evaluation and critical analysis of the phenotypic data from fields and greenhouses for selection
  • Calculation and Interpretation of genotypic marker data for selection
  • Analyses and interpretation of genetic distance and genomic selection data
  • Optimization of breeding schemes for traits improvement (e.g. enhance resistance to pests and diseases)
  • Attendance for travelling in Germany and in Europe (mainly France and Italy)
  • Scientific support of research projects in quantitative genetics and bioinformatics in collaboration with several private and public organizations
  • Collaboration within an international team of breeders, researchers, and technicians



  • PhD or M.Sc. with focus on plant breeding or animal breeding, quantitative genetics, agriculture, and related fields
  • Good knowledge of R programming language and its use for data analysis
  • Background in quantitative genetics or breeding
  • Experience with the use of molecular markers for marker assisted selection
  • Experience in the analysis of large dataset
  • Ability to work accurately and systematically both in the office and in the field
  • Ability to adapt to the seasonal fluctuations required for breeding and attendance for travelling
  • Very good language skills of English and/or German
  • Team player and excellent communication skills
  • Driving license of type B


What we offer:

  • Challenging field of work
  • Working in a young dynamic team
  • Nice working atmosphere
  • Possibility for training and qualification
  • Rewarding career package
  • Working in a family company with tradition


Are you interested? 

We look forward to your convincing application in English or German at:

Strube Research GmbH & Co. KG
Personalabteilung, Herr Mathias Rauch
Hauptstraße 1 
38387 Söllingen
Tel. 05354-809988





Quelle: Strube D&S GmbH

Ihr Ansprechpartner bei Strube

Strube D&S GmbH

Mathias Rauch

Hauptstraße 1

38387 Söllingen


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