UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor - Researcher/scientist in Plant Breeding and Genetics

Location
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Posted
30 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Assistant Professor - Researcher/scientist in Plant Breeding and Genetics
Position Number    600714
Posting Number    1764
Grade Number    19

Job Description    

The KCGEB is seeking a Researcher/scientist in Plant Breeding and Genetics.

  • Identification of specific needs and development of breeding strategies that would benefit improvement of the crops-of-interest (annuals and perennials) of the region.
  • Design breeding programs to target genetic factors/regions governing the agronomic traits, genetic analysis of the identified traits and their exploration for the improvement of priority crops of the region.
  • Designing, management and execution of multiple breeding projects involving laboratory, greenhouse, and field breeding programs.
  • Develop proprietary breeding lines and hybrids of the crops-of-interest (annuals and perennials) of the region utilizing traditional and molecular methodologies.

Job Close Date    open until filled