(Junior) Researcher Molecular Biology


Enkhuizen, The Netherlands (Fulltime)

(Junior) Researcher Molecular Biology

What are you going to do?

Genomics is an essential discipline in modern day plant breeding research. To deliver new genomic tools to our researchers and breeders, we are looking for a (Junior) Researcher Molecular Biology in the team that focusses on the development of new methods, using cutting edge (NGS) technology. You will work together with highly motivated colleagues in the Biotechnology Research (BTR) department and will be involved in research projects and the implementation for new methods. You execute projects together with colleagues from various research and breeding departments who share the ambition of creating the best vegetable varieties.

Your power

Your knowledge about genetics, molecular biology and (plant) breeding as well as good communication skills and collaborative spirit are the key ingredients to achieve this success. You have a flexible, hands-on attitude and excellent planning skills. You work independently and are able to connect well with your colleagues. You work accurately and are able to critically reflect on your own work.

In short, you:
  • have a BSc or MSc degree (Biotech, Molecular Biology);
  • are interested in plant biology;
  • are motivated to get the right answer;
  • are an independent worker;
  • have knowledge about genetics, molecular biology and (plant) breeding;
  • are fluent in English.

Our power

Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers. In order to explain this properly (and as briefly as possible) we have made an animation..

For more than 80 years we are working with the best that nature offers. We support this with state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. That is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes up 6 to 10 years.

The results? Strong, healthy, tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer.

Our strength? More than 2000 passionate colleagues worldwide working together on the vegetables of tomorrow. Therefore, we continuously invest in knowledge and skills with our Enza Academy and under the flag of enzActive we organize various sports activities to stay healthy.



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Meer informatie:

Annemarie Weening, Recruiter, 06 29706834

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