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Greenhouse gardener (Væksthusgartner) at the Carlsberg Research Laboratory

Do you want to become our new greenhouse gardener and make Carlsberg Research Laboratory (CRL) a hub for great brewing relevant barley and hop research and innovation – and do you have a passion for probably the best beer?  Do you want to work in an international setting with a real opportunity to contribute from day one? Then you might be our new colleague.

Carlsberg Research Laboratory holds a leading position in the conventional development and breeding of malting barley. Using up-to-date growth and screening facilities and unique scientific expertise we bare breeding for future needs.

As greenhouse gardener you will be involved with and/or responsible for:

  • Overall greenhouse functions, fertilizer and water systems, treatments for plant diseases (pests and fungi)
  • Take care of all plants in our green house and growth chambers (e.g. barley, hops and others), planting, daily monitoring, and finally harvest
  • Maintenance of greenhouse and growth chamber facilities and enforcing tidy facilities
  • Experience with crossing barley varieties will be an advantage
  • Experience with biological treatments for pest control will be an advantage
  • Support current and new research projects  
  • Purchasing of materials needed for the growth facilities

The candidate must be fluent in English.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and international research environment and contribute to breeding programs as well as research projects combining basic and applied aspects in barley and hops. You will be part of a world leading global company that provides an experienced international team and excellent research and working facilities spanning from genomics to the physiology of the plant in the field.

Personal Qualifications:

  • An education as greenhouse gardener. Some years of experience from working in a plant breeding and/or research environment would be an additional desired qualification.
  • Knowledge and experience working with barley (e.g. crossing, identify sterility) are desired
  • Basic computer skills, e.g. with the MS Office work package are required
  • Confident to work in a team but also individually and independently and to take the full ownership of your tasks
  • Structured and well organized, efficient, goal-oriented and highly self-motivated with good communication skills and an ability to create a good social atmosphere at your work place

Application deadline:         As soon as possible

Working hours:                  Full-time

Location:                             Carlsberg Research Laboratory, Valby, Copenhagen

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Contact: Please send your application and CV to the link provided below. Only online applications will be considered.

For additional information about the position, please contact Breeding Manager Pai Rosager Pedas

Application deadline: 16/08/2017
Working hours: Full-time
Working days: Day
Location: Copenhagen
Pai Rosager Pedas
Telephone: +45 20417933
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