International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)

CIMMYT is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to take part in genome editing projects. We are involved in trait development via genome editing for maize, wheat, ground nut, sorghum and millets.

The position is for an initial fixed term for two (2) years, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds. CIMMYT’s internationally competitive salary and benefits include housing allowance, car, comprehensive health, and life insurance, assistance for children’s education, paid vacation, annual home travel airfare, contribution to a retirement plan, and generous assistance with relocation shipment .

Interested? View the position description PDF for further detail.


Ball Horticultural Company Seeks Molecular Biologist/Genetic Engineer

Ball Horticultural Company is the global leader in the breeding, production, and distribution of ornamental horticulture products. At Ball, we are committed to advancing next generation technologies and infrastructure to assure technology and product leadership in the horticultural industry. Essential components of our next generation innovation strategy include investments in our team and the design, build out, and management of a best-in-class Ball Helix Innovation Center.

The Position: The Ball Helix Bioengineering Team is searching for an expert molecular biologist and genetic engineer with passion for plants and product development to help us with our mission to color the world. Reporting to the Bioengineering Research Lead, the successful candidate will work on research initiatives that will ultimately help bring new and exciting products to the market. She/he will primarily work in the laboratory, spearheading and executing projects focused on ornamental trait improvement. We are seeking an open-minded collaborator who cherishes teamwork but is a self-starter able to tackle challenges independently when necessary.  

Interested? Visit Ball's hiring page for further detail.