Our client requires a Senior Wheat Breeder to develop and manage a new, well-funded, wheat breeding program in Saskatoon. They are a world class company that already has a great canola seed and cotton business. Now, they’ve made a long term commitment to develop a global wheat program. They’ve purchased land and will be opening a new seed breeding research station near Saskatoon in 2014. Get in on the ground floor. You can lead this initiative in Canada.
As the Senior Wheat Breeder in Canada, and a member of a global team, you will develop and direct the program as it matures and expands. You will supervise (and mentor) staff, influence which traits to pursue, collaborate with germplasm providers around the world, facilitate the registration of new varieties, and help build a research station. This will be the lead position for setting strategy to transfer winter wheat hybrid technology to spring wheat in North America. This is an exciting job with lots that’s new, to see and do.
To be considered you must have a Masters or a PhD plus experience running a wheat breeding program.
Our client offers a wonderful and supportive work environment (ranked as a top 100, top 60 and top 10 employer). They are offering a lucrative compensation package, a great team atmosphere, and all the tools you will need to succeed. They have made a long term commitment to fund this wheat program. You will influence what the program focusses on and how it is structured. You can do it your way.
Saskatoon is a terrific city, leading the country in Bio-tech innovation, hours of sunshine, educational excellence, health care facilities and world class attractions.
Check it out: http://youtu.be/WAOsSzCecKQ and http://mctourismsaskatoon.com/home
Your Next Step: call Steve Peddie for more information. Strictly confidential. He will answer your questions and share more details about this amazing career opportunity.
Direct 403 270 9755 or Toll Free 855 955 9755.
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To apply e-mail your resume to Steve Peddie at Ag Network: speddie [at] agnetwork [dot] ca