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BASF Wheat Breeding Summer Associate (Contract) in Saskatoon, Canada

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Wheat Breeding Associate

Contract Duration : 4 - 6 months (Summer)

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Formula for Success: You Will…

Our Spring Wheat Breeding team is looking for:

As a Wheat Breeding Associate , you will join our team where you will be

  • Involved in field trials for local and global breeding programs with the goal of developing hybrid spring wheat varieties that will provide the highest return to growers.

  • You must be willing to work outdoors, be willing to work flexible hours when required and demonstrate some mechanical ability.

  • You will be responsible for field activities relating to parent and hybrid development from seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, plot maintenance, harvesting and supervision of casual employees 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…

As the successful candidate:

  • You will possess strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry.

  • You have demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results.

  • Your interest in cereal development and ability deliver results in pursuit of both individual and team goals will be vital to your success in this role.

  • A valid class 5 driver’s license is required for this position.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: APP/BW-Wheat Breeding-63022073

Title: Wheat Breeding Summer Associate (Contract)

Location: CAN-SK-Saskatoon

Requisition ID: 2102680

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