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BASF Canola Breeding Summer Associate - Internship in Ardrossan, Alberta

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We provide a fulfilling work environment with a strong emphasis on the physical and psychological safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. We are always working to form the best team with an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion and through lifelong learning and development.  

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We invite you to join our best team on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!   

Canola Breeding Summer Associate - (2202620)

Contract Duration: 4 - 6 months (Summer) 

Location: Ardrossan, Edmonton 

Wage: $21.00 hour to $28.00 hour.

Posting Closes: Friday, December 9th 2022.

_Responsibilities: _

As a Breeding Associate, you will join our Breeding team where you will be involved in: 

  • Field trials for local and global breeding programs with the goal of developing hybrids that provide the highest return to growers.  

  • You will be responsible for field activities relating to variety development and registration from seeding to harvest including seed set up, landpreparation, seeding, pest control, pollination management, plot maintenance, parental development, harvesting and supervision of casualemployees as required.  

  • You will also be involved in crop health diagnosis through daily monitoring of field and research plots, data collection and analysis.      

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…   

*Qualifications: *

  • Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing or having obtained your degree in Agriculture or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry 

  • Demonstrate problem solving skills 

  • Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results 

  • Interest in canola development 

  • Ability to deliver results in pursuit of both individual and team goals 

  • Previous farm or machinery experience an asset but not required 

Please apply through the Companies Career page at https://www.basf.com/global/en/careers/jobs.html#{} .  In Keyword please type in the Job number which is for  

  • 2202620

If you need any further assistance, please email Talent Acquisition at: talentcanada@basf.com

_Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment _

BASF is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees can be their authentic selves. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, place of origin, ethnic origin, colour, religion/creed, sex/pregnancy, marital status, family status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We seek to make our recruitment process accessible for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process, please contact ta-canada@basf.com with the subject line “Recruitment Accommodation Request”. 

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: APP/BO-Oilseeds Breeding-63028000

Title: Canola Breeding Summer Associate - Internship

Location: CAN-AB-Ardrossan

Requisition ID: 2202620

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