Senior Advisor/Scientist for NordGen plants

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Do you want to work with Plant Genetic Resources in a challenging and stimulating Nordic context?

NordGen has a vacancy for a competent and interested plant expert, a full time position at NordGen in Alnarp, Sweden. The job responsibilities will lie within our Plant section, today consisting of 16 colleagues. The primary responsibility will be cereal crops, where NordGen holds a collection, which you are to conserve and to promote for sustainable utilization.

Main responsibilities:

* Promote sustainable use of cereal material and disseminate information about collection and plant genetic resource conservation and utilization potential to various fora.
* Maintain NordGen cereal collection
* Acquire and register new cereal accessions for collection and related information.
* Compile, analyze and publish data on cereal accessions in NordGen´s data base (SESTO).
* Plan and coordinate characterization and evaluation projects on cereals.
* Represent NordGen in relevant international and Nordic networks dealing with conservation and utilization of cereal genetic resources
* Work in close cooperation with the Nordic National Authorities as well as Nordic- and international networks.
* Coordinate/facilitate work of the Cereal Working group at NordGen.

Your qualifications:

* Higher academic education (preferably PhD) within plant breeding, population genetics, conservation genetics or quantitative genetics.
* Knowledge of systematic botany and taxonomy.
* Knowledge of one of the Scandinavian languages (Danish, Norwegian or Swedish) and English is required.

Working experience appreciated:

* Nordic and international collaboration and networking.
* Preservation of genetic resources and/or plant breeding or related disciplines.

NordGen offers:

* An exciting position in a professional and international working environment.
* Employment contract according to the regulations of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The employment contract will be signed first for 4 years with the possibility of an additional 4 years.
* Salary according to individual agreement, other working conditions are given by the regulation of the employment agreements of the State of Sweden.
* Possibilities to develop personal competence.

The post is located in Alnarp. The Senior Scientist will report directly to NordGens director.

Information about the position can be obtained from Director Árni Bragason, +4640536644 or Agnese K. Brantestam, Senior Scientist, +46 40536648.

Applications, marked ?Senior Scientist? including CV and references should be sent no later than November 11th 2013 till NordGen, [email protected] or to the mailing address: NordGen, Árni Bragason, P.O. Box 41, SE-23053 Alnarp, Sweden.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Ekonom Carina Frankel
Direktör Arni Bragason
040-536644 0738-171215
Ekonomi- o personalchef Eva Jorup Engström
040-536640 070-6655998
IT-chef Jonas Nordling
40-536653 0705125328
Agnese Kolondinska
+46 40 536648
Anna Palmé
+46 40 536642
Director Arni Bragason
+46 40 536644
Senior Scientist Agnese K. Brantestam
+46 40 536648
Curator Fredrik Ottosson
+46 40 536645
Ekonomi- och personalchef Eva Jorup Engström
+46 40 536649
Ekonom Carina Frankel
+46 40 536659
Direktör Arni Bragason
+46 40 536644


> Sista ansökningsdatum: 11 November 2013
E-post: [email protected]





BOX 41
ALNARP, 23053

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