LS Plant Breeding Ltd is part of a very successful privately-owned German plant breeding company. Based at Impington north of Cambridge, LS Plant Breeding continues to develop a wide portfolio of oilseed rape, cereal and pulse varieties suited for the UK, improving on current yields and agronomic characteristics.

In this important role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the emerging wheat breeding programme for the UK. The wheat breeding programme is run in conjunction with leading European partners and real progress is being made through the national list trials system with varieties optimised for UK conditions. The Wheat Breeder will be involved in all aspects of field and laboratory activity accessing and utilising the latest science, techniques and technologies.

Candidates will hold a degree in plant science plus a relevant post-graduation qualification. The exciting aspect of this position is that the Wheat Breeder could make a significant difference in the organisation and with the ambition and resources of the company, bring through new high performing varieties which will impact in on British agriculture.

An attractive employment package is on offer commensurate with experience and every support is provided for further personal development.

For a confidential discussion about the role please call Brian Hutchison of Hunter Chase Consultants on 01778 440321 or email your CV with a covering letter to brian@hunterchaseconsultants.co.uk

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