Senior Research Associate


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Job Title: Senior Research Associate
Location: Szeged, Hungary
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Description


We're hiring a Senior Research Associate

The Plant Breeding R&D organization is currently looking for aSenior Research Associate to support the Sunflower Breeding activities. The position is based in Szeged, Hungary.  

 Your Challenge:

  • Take key role in activities, such as experiment planning, seed preparation, planting, field management, data collection. 
  • Organize and manage sampling, pollination, harvest, material advancement, preparation for winter seed production, shipping seed and laboratory works. 
  • Responsible for data management processes. 
  • Responsible for material and seed inventory management.  
  • Manage day-to-day execution of experiments in sunflower breeding program. 
  • Organize and supervise work of temporary employees. 
  • Summarize results of experiments, noting problem areas and preparing data reports. 
  • Keep contact with European Research partners. 
  • Continuous learning of new technology adaptation and efficient work processes.  
  • Work in multi-crop research environment. May serve on teams of specific multi-crop station projects and control safety programs. 

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Qualifications


To Grow What Matters, You Will Need 

  • MSc degree in agriculture/horticulture or equivalent level of relevant education with 3-5 years’ experience. 
  • Experience in plant breeding activities is an advantage. 
  • Good level of verbal and written communication skills in English. 
  • Computer knowledge with strong data management skills. 
  • Ability to train/supervise temporary employees, being a strong team member. 
  • Working on the field and in varying ergonomic environments. 
  • Driving license “Category B”. 

Who Are We Looking For?
Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team. 
Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food.
Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment.
Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader.

Growing What Matters Starts With You… What Can We Offer To Help You Grow?
Opportunity to be part of a global industry leader working to discover solutions to the most pressing agricultural challenges of our time.
Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences.
Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience.
Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered.
Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives. 
Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary.
Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility.


 

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Job Post Date: 03/13/22
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