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Maize Breeder – Potchefstroom South Africa


  • PhD/MSc in Plant Breeding - maize experience would be an advantage
  • Candidates with relevant BSc and experience would be considered
  • Computer applications, quantitative and population genetics
  • Germplasm knowledge


  • Plant breeding research, variety improvement and development for 1-3 years
  • Marker-Assisted Breeding and Selection and GMO conversions an advantage
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • Implementation of Breeding Management Systems (BMS) software
  • Nursery and trial Management
  • Selection of maize lines and hybrids with key attributes
  • Administration and management of breeding operations and resources



  • Willing to travel off-station and out of the country on occasion
  • Ability to work in a diverse research team and independently is crucial
  • The position comes with a competitive salary and normal benefits


Kindly note that all applications will be treated as highly confidential.


Interested candidates should email a comprehensive application letter and CV to recruitment@seedcogroup.com  by not later than the 2nd January 2018.





Tuesday, January 2, 2018

We are encouraging women to engage into farming for the betterment of their lives.

Seed Co has provided us with a stable market and technical support during the season.

We received a planter, plough and harrow from Seed Co and this greatly improved our lives as communal farmers.