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Junior Geneticist Aquaculture - Chile

Hendrix Genetics is looking for a junior geneticist that will work within the R&D department based in Chile supporting breeding programs operated by the company around the world.

September 19, 2022


Hendrix Genetics is looking for a junior geneticist that will work within the R&D department based in Chile supporting breeding programs operated by the company around the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute breeding program activities related to data management, data analysis, breeding value estimation and selections.
  • Implement and maintain breeding program database infrastructure and operating protocols.
  • Run research projects including the development of genetic models, estimation of genetic parameters and index development.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge in quantitative genetics, genomics and statistics.
  • Advise the business unit in the optimization of breeding programs and production.

Requirements:

  • MSc in animal genetics is preferable or similar with experience in commercial breeding programs.
  • 1-2 years of relevant working experience in the field of aqua/animal breeding and/or genetic-related research.
  • Strong programming skills in R software.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is essential.

For more information and to apply, visit careers.hendrix-genetics.com.