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Postdoctoral researchers / Research Scientists

Postdoctoral researchers / Research Scientists

Keygene, Netherlands


Field of Action:
Suggestions for fields of action for the application are:

  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Computational Breeding methods
  • Genome Editing and Mutation Breeding
  • Digital Phenotyping
  • Lead Discovery and Lead Validation
  • Big Data science
  • Biotic Stress Resistance (insects, nematodes, viruses, fungi)
  • Reproduction Traits (double haploids, apomixis, meiosis)
  • Novel crops
  • or other relevant and innovative research topics (e.g. in plant sciences, breeding, molecular genetics, applied genetics, molecular biology, bio-informatics, data science).

About Marie Skladowska-Curie Individual Fellowship:
The MC Individual Fellowship (IF) is a prestigious European funding scheme that supports mobility, career development, and training within and beyond Europe, and offers 12-24 months’ highly competitive salary and research funds. The goal of the MC IF is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and interdisciplinary mobility. For more information about the MC IF, please visit this website.

Eligibility: Applicants must satisfy the two requirements below:

  1. Experience: Researchers in possession of a Ph.D. degree.
  2. Mobility: at the time of deadline for submission of the proposal (14 September 2017) the researcher must not have worked or resided in the Netherlands for more than 36 months within the past five years.

 Candidate’s profile qualifications to work at KeyGene:

  • D. in a relevant area (e.g. plant sciences, breeding, molecular genetics, applied genetics, molecular biology, bio informatics, data science)
  • Scientific expertise with demonstrated relevant experience and a track record of high impact publications and/or patents
  • Strong and inspiring vision on innovative concepts for R&D in the field of molecular breeding and trait development
  • Ambitious, entrepreneurial and customer-oriented researcher
  • Keen interest to translate R&D into applied science
  • Networker with solid communicative skills


More information to be found here

Keygene, NL

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