Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Monsanto Vegetable Division, a division that includes De Ruiter Seeds, Seminis Seeds and the International Seed Group. At Monsanto, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best individuals through our team-oriented culture that encourages creativity, decision-making, and entrepreneurial spirit.
We are currently seeking a talented plant pathologist for our Plant Health Scientist position. Our preferred candidate is conversant with basic field pathology, epidemiology, molecular and conventional diagnostics, breeding for pathogen/pest resistance, bio-assay development and improvement, data analysis, and prioritization. In addition, we are looking for a candidate with excellent communication skills, proven effectiveness in working in a matrix organisation, willing to travel in India and occasionally abroad.
Monsanto is the largest developer, grower and marketer of fruit and vegetable seeds in the world. We lead the development of hybrids with state-of -the-art resistances, that improve nutrition, boost crop yields, limit spoilage and reduce the need of chemicals. Research is the heart of Monsanto and its future as we are committed to consistently introducing innovative products for our customers. It's amazing to consider that improving human health, promoting environmental stewardship and fostering greater economic growth for the agricultural community can all start with something as small as a seed.
Knowledge of epidemiological modelling work of plant pathogens is a plus.