Research Assistant Phytopathology
Research Assistant Phytopathology

Research Assistant Phytopathology

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Research Assistant Phytopathology
Functie inhoud
Dümmen Orange is an international leading breeding company focused on cut flowers, bulbs, tropical plants, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. To strengthen our multidisciplinary research team we are looking for a Research Assistant Phytopathology.

Job objective
Our organization grows and flourishes. This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment. As a Research Assistant Phytopathology, you are responsible to design and execute phytopathology bioassays and research experiments within defined phytopathology projects.

The ideal candidate should be familiar with plant pathology bioassays – involving fungi, bacteria, insects, and viruses – microbiology laboratory techniques, pathogen maintenance, plant culturing in greenhouse and controlled climates, statistical analysis, and reporting. You are proactive and work both independently and as part of a team. You also work in close collaboration with members of the Technology Development team and report to the Team Lead Phytopathology.

Your tasks and responsibilities
  • Design, execute and analyze phytopathology bioassays and research projects.
  • Administer data via statistical software and breeding software.
  • Write projects reports to effectively deliver quality data and communicate the results with the stakeholders and project teams.
  • Lead in the improvement of bioassays, protocols and routine activities to create more efficient workflow processes.
  • Effectively plan activities according to project plans and timelines.
  • Support other activities in phytopathology and other research teams.
Functie eisen
Your profile:
  • BSc with at least 2 years of relevant work experience or a MSc in a relevant field in plant science (for example phytopathology, entomology or similar).
  • Experience with microbial laboratory techniques, experimental design, data collection, and statistical analysis.
  • Ability to handle a diversity of activities and stakeholders.
  • Ability to translate aligned project goals and activities to daily tasks independently
  • Analytical and critical mindset with strong problem solving and pro-active attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills and good command of the English language, both verbal and written. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.
Functie aanbod
We offer
Dümmen Orange has great global ambitions. Innovation, technology and quality are high priorities. This results in a challenging working environment in which you can develop yourself. Dümmen Orange offers its employees plenty of room for personal growth and development. We have an informal and easy accessible working environment in which cooperation is very important.

Dümmen Orange follows the Collective Labour Agreement for the Greenhouse Horticulture Sector which offers competitive leave benefits and pension scheme at BPL Pension. We invest in your future by paying a large part (2/3) of the pension premium.
Gewenste ervaring
Minimaal 2 jaar
Aantal uren per week
WO / Master
Geen rijbewijs / B