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About the Project

The Quantitative Genetics research group is interested in devising and evaluating ‘omics’-based breeding strategies to boost selection gain in (pre)breeding programs. In connection with the third party funded project Legume Generation we are looking for a PhD-student:

Your tasks:

  • Analysis of non-orthogonal datasets of crops with focus on legumes: data curation, data management, data analysis, supporting the phenotyping
  • Working on genome aided breeding approaches
  • Working in a team at the IPK Gatersleben, and with a European legume consortium
  • Publish results in renowned scientific journals

Your qualifications and skills:

  • You hold a Master's degree (or equivalent) in plant breeding, biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, or related fields
  • You have knowledge in genetics / plant breeding / genomics

You fit to us:

  • if you have good writing and oral communication skills.
  • if you can work both independently and as part of a team.
  • if you are interested in plant breeding, genetics and genomics.

We offer you:

  • an interesting research project.
  • a friendly and productive working environment.
  • an employment starting on 01.02.2024 or later, limited for 4 years.
  • a gross salary up to 65% E13 TV-L.

If you need further information feel free to contact Dr. Lars-Gernot Otto, Tel.: +49 (0) 39482 5218.

What you need to know:

For us, your qualifications and strengths count. Therefore, everyone – independent from gender, origin, age, or possible disability – is welcome. The IPK is striving to increase the proportion of women in sectors where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. As an institution which has been awarded the Certificate for Career and Family (“berufundfamilie”), we offer family-friendly working conditions and flexible working hours. The IPK has set a goal to employ more people with disabilities. Qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference.

Your application:

We are looking forward to receive your online-application (letter of motivation, CV, certificates) as one single pdf document ( until 06.01.2024. If you have questions or require more information, please do contact Kerstin Schweigert ([Email Address Removed]). Please indicate the reference number 58/11/23 in your correspondence. Please note that incomplete application documents cannot be considered. Foreign qualifications must carry out an equivalence test in Germany, which is subject to a fee. This must be presented in the event of later hiring:

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