Friday, April 6, 2012


Scientist- Molecular Breeder- Maize : Jalna , India

Employer: Krishidhan Seeds Group


Location: Jalna, India

Staff Scientist

Expires: April 30, 2012

Requisition number: Nature-MAB-Maize

Krishidhan Seeds is a pioneer and dynamic agricultural biotech company delivering high quality seeds for the Indian commercial seeds market since past two decades. Its R&D activities and research stations are recognized by DSIR and are actively involved in both basic and applied plant science research. It has its head quarters situated at “Jalna” well known as seed capital of India.

Krishidhan provides sustainable, plant-based solutions for the agricultural and nutrition sectors mainly through modern plant breeding and plant biotechnology innovations. Krishidhan has more than 1000 employees and is headquartered in Jalna, Maharashtra. Technology Centre is located in Jalna & integrates plant biotechnology research and supports business functions to optimize the innovation process in a responsible and sustainable approach. Further information about Krishidhan Group can be found at


We have multiple positions available ranging from junior scientist to group leaders in addition we have a position to be filled immediately for Scientist- Plant Molecular Breeding. As a scientist in research team you will contribute to translating strategic visions into research programs with tactical and critical milestones. Depending on your expertise and personal preference, you may conduct pioneering research, coach research teams, establish competitive external networks and collaborations within the national and international research community, and/or take a lead in preparing new research opportunities and directions.

Profile: Essential:

• You have a PhD degree in Genetic/ Plant breeding and interest in molecular breeding

• You have MSc degree in Genetics & Plant breeding and experience in relevant molecular breeding work

• You are an experienced specialist in plant physiology, plant biochemistry or genetics

• You can assimilate and translate scientific knowledge into novel applied research approaches

• You are pro-active, an effective communicator and work well as part of a team

• You have excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken


• You have experience in plant molecular marker work, genetics and molecular biology or in plant breeding, plant tissue culture along with molecular biology

• You have a track record in using, developing and troubleshooting physiological and genotyping assays

• You are a skilled coordinator with considerable experience in project management

• You have ability and the energy to pursue and achieve solution to a problem

• You have access to a broad network in plant biology and have good networking skills

Offer & How to apply::

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Our teams are amongst the best in the industry. If you are interested in joining please send a detailed Curriculum Vitae and a letter of interest to

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