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Scientist - Biosafety in Plant Biotechnology

Scientist - Biosafety in Plant Biotechnology

JKI, Germany


• Establishment of a competence area in functional genomics within the scope of impact and safety assessment on the application of modern breeding techniques in plants
• Planning and evaluating of greenhouse and/or field experiments and coordinating the analyses
• Providing scientific opinions on applications on the deliberate release and placing on the market of GMOs
• Providing advice to the BMEL on questions of impact assessment on the application of modern breeding techniques/novel crops
• Set up and support of internal, national and international networks within the topic area
• Mentoring of scientific thesis/working processes
• Raising third-party funds and management of scientific projects
• Presentation and publication of scientific results

Qualifications and skills
• University degree in biology, agricultural science or any related discipline, preferably with a PhD degree
• Proven expertise in the application of scientific techniques for functional genome analyses
• Proven competences in planning and evaluating greenhouse and field experiments
• Sound knowledge in statistics including multivariate data analysis
• Qualification to prove competences following §15 GenTSV
• Ability to write scientific reports and publications
• Experience in raising third-party funds and working in national and international co-operations
• Experience in supervising technicians and apprentices as well as experiences in training
• Self-assured appearance, excellent teamwork skills and cooperativeness
• Driving license class German B (III) and the willingness to conduct business travels
• Preferably expertise with regard to the safety assessment of biotechnological methods in plants including genetic engineering

The ability to work independently and under pressure, personal commitment, flexibility,
fluent in German and English as well as the handling of common office software packages
will be presumed.


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