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Applied Genetics Consultant - Norway

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Benchmark Genetics is looking for a young and motivated candidate to develop and supervise optimized and cost-effective broodstock management and selective breeding programs to further strengthen the company’s position. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the technical team with various tasks related to developing and implementing applied broodstock management and selective breeding programs, including:
  • Active participation in creative and collaborative team processes.
  • Contribution in simulation studies.
  • Active communication with external clients during the planning and program implementation phases.
  • Technical visits to client’s operations.

Requirements:

  • University degree in a field of relevance for applied genetics work (e.g., animal breeding, genomics, statistics, computational science, bioinformatics).
  • Creativity and ability to think outside the box.
  • Teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • Genuine interest in sustainable aquaculture productions.
  • Communication skills and proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Effective time management abilities.
  • Comfortable working with clients in a variety of international locations.
  • Flexible and able to travel nationally and internationally as required.

For more information and to apply, visit bmkgenetics.com/careers/. Deadline is June 30, 2021.

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