Research Geneticist - Aviagen Turkeys, Inc.
August 30, 2019
Aviagen is the world’s leading Poultry Breeding Company with chicken and turkey breeding programs on various continents. Operating within a dynamic, complex and highly competitive industry, Research and Development is a key strategic component of Aviagen’s global success.
Aviagen Turkeys Inc. has an opening for a position within the Research and Development Group: a Research Geneticist to be based in the US.
The research geneticist will have a key role within the Research and Development department in routine and experimental data analysis for Aviagen Turkeys Inc. The design, management and execution of research projects strongly oriented to the implementation of novel methods and techniques in routine breeding programs will be a primary responsibility. The ability to work in a team undertaking several tasks simultaneously and the capacity of flexibly responding to queries to provide support to the breeding program is essential. The successful candidate will also assist in evaluating and implementing new selection techniques and technologies in co-ordination with the Global R&D Group.
The ideal candidate will have a M.S. or Ph.D. in Animal or Poultry Science with specialization in Genetics. This position requires good organizational skills, a strong interest in hands-on work with birds and a willingness to operate in both a farm and office environment. We are looking for an individual with very strong communication and interpersonal skills and with the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team atmosphere.
This will be a full-time position located in Lewisburg, West Virginia, USA. Remuneration will be based on qualifications and experience.
To apply for this position, a CV accompanied by a cover letter should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.