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VP Plant Breeding - Cannabis

Western, OR

Posted: 01/23/2019 Industry: Seed Job Number: 14293

VP Plant Breeding - Cannabis

This is an amazing opportunity to join an entrepreneurial company on the cutting edge of science technology and modern molecular genetics. Our client is partnered with global industry experts in Cannabis and Hemp and is building a state-of-the-art plant breeding program into their already well known and respected science company. This is not a startup company, they have been in business for about 5 years and are in expansion mode.

Key Responsibilities of the VP Plant Breeding

  • Set up and design the R&D protocol and department
  • Manage and coordinate the breeding program across all locations
  • Build, hire, train and develop your own breeding team!
  • Manage the PVP and FTO of the breeding germplasm
  • Oversee the production and increases of seed and germplasm

Key Qualifications of the VP Plant Breeding

  • 10+ years relevant experience as a plant breeder in a commercial program
  • PhD preferred
  • Strong knowledge of plant breeding, genetics, agronomy and modern technologies
  • Experience in Greenhouse settings, lab, and field trialing programs
  • Analyzing and interpretation of data
  • Building and Managing a team
  • Having written and presented publications
  • Knowledge of Gene Editing and regulations surrounding modified organisms

This is an excellent company filled with driven, outgoing and motivated individuals. They have a great vision for the industry and want to be the front runners for years to come.

If this is you, I want to hear from you!

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*Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the VP of Plant Breeding job.

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