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Job Posting: Junior Breeder – Okra

Job ID: 8535

City: 01170, Telangana, India

Department: Research and Development

Function: Research and Development

Employee Type: Permanent Full Time

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level


Job Description – Junior Breeder – Okra

Purpose of the Role:

The Junior Breeder will be responsible for executing and evaluating breeding nurseries and trials of Okra in Hyderabad and other locations with the management of a supportive team.

Position: Junior Breeder

Location: Hyderabad

Reporting: Senior Breeder – Okra

Experience: 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in Okra or any other vegetable crop breeding activities

Qualification & Other Essentials:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in plant breeding and genetics
  • Sound knowledge of crop agronomy
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in English and local language
  • Introductory knowledge of molecular breeding and pathology
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and team-oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Familiarity with MS Office

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Plant breeding knowledge with Okra crop
  • Experience with PRISM/Phenome or other breeding software

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with program lead to achieve breeding goals
  • Implement breeding strategy and genetic improvement
  • Participate in tasks related to breeding, testing, and selection
  • Identify important Okra germplasm to enhance product portfolio
  • Develop new high-yielding varieties
  • Coordinate programs across research sites
  • Utilize software for analysis and reporting
  • Supervise and train temporary employees

Working Conditions:

Long-term commitment required; willing to travel as needed

Apply online here

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