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Location: - (Lubbock, Texas, South-West United States, USA)
Open Til: 20-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Crop Protection/Chemicals
Career Type: Researcher/Scientist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Strategic Trait Breeder for Lubbock, TX to manage strategic trait cotton breeding program to identify/integrate key traits into pipeline level germplasm; ensure research program follows ESH procedures; interact with Cotton Breeding team members involved with strategic trait breeding, greenhouse, nursery operations, testing operations, commercial breeding, international breeding; create next generation of commercial cotton products; assist with discovery efforts including population development, phenotyping, marker-trait association, fine mapping, validation; evaluate germplasm for presence of key traits; identify germplasm sources for use in crosses; coordinate with commercial breeders to advance line possessing key traits.
Requires Ph.D. in Plant Breeding; 2 years post-doctoral field-crop breeding research experience that includes using genotyping/phenotyping technology; discovery breeding in cotton germplasm; designing, creating, analyzing commercially-relevant cotton genetic populations for yield, fiber quality, resistance to biotic/abiotic stress; conducting field/greenhouse/laboratory research; collaborating with cross-functional teams in a research setting. Biweekly travel required during growing season; some overnight, domestic/foreign travel required annually/semiannually. Mail resume to Cascinda Fischbeck, Monsanto Company, 800 N. Lindbergh Blvd. E2NP, St. Louis, MO 63167.