Assistant wheat breeder (m/f/d)

For our breedingstation in Rosenthal, Germany we are seeking for the earliest opportunity an

Assistant wheat breeder (m/f/d)

Limagrain is a leading global plant breeding and seed company. We breed and market agricultural seeds forfarmers for the German market under the established LG brand. The Limagrain Wheat Breeding organization is looking for a candidate to join our organization in order to support the wheat breeding project in Germany. This position provides an excellent opportunity to develop your career working in a multi-disciplinary international environment, helping to breed improved wheat lines and hybrids.

Your main responsibilities and activities:

  • Practical breeding tasks in nurseries and trials including drilling, scoring, selection and harvest
  • Support to the hybrid breeding program including early stage seed production
  • Trial and data management including analyses with state-of-the-art statistical tools
  • Internal and external project work support
  • Networking with our European breeding programs

Your profile:

  • University degree (MSc.; or BSc. with minimum of two years’ experience in breeding) focusing on plant breeding, breeding methodology, selection theory and quantitative genetics
  • Basic knowledge in agronomy and plant production
  • Ability to use software for data analyses, presentation and reporting; general competence in statistics, trial designs, and data management is required
  • Ability to work systematically, strong interpersonal and analytical skills are required
  • High level of flexibility and willingness to occasionally travel
  • Professional communication in German and English


If you are interested please send your CV and a short
letter describing your motivation to Limagrain GmbH,
Irina Panin, Griewenkamp 2, 31234 Edemissen,
phone 05176/9891-86, e-mail: Irina.Panin(at)

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