The main tasks of the successful candidate are:
* Plan, perform, and analyze field and green house trials
* Genotype molecular markers in candidate genome regions
* Identify genome-regions contributing to phenotypic variation
* Analyse data and prepare scientific publications
Applicants should have a M.Sc. in agronomy or biology, or equivalent qualification. Basic knowledge of quantitative genetics and interest in population/quantitative genetic analyses is required. Practical experience with organizing, conducting, and analyzing field- and greenhouse experiments is highly advantageous.
Please send your detailed application by February 28, 2011 via email to Benjamin Stich (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from disabled persons. It also aims to increase the percentage of female employees in fields in which they are underrepresented and therefore also expressly encourages woman to apply.
Website of institute: www.mpiz-koeln.mpg.de
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