Career at NordGen

Woman leaning towards a plant and examining its leaves with a man looking over her shoulder.Working at NordGen means working for future generations. As a NordGen employee, you share our vision of a society where a diversity of genetic resources leads to sustainable solutions. With us, garden engineers, scientists, economists, plant experts and many other professional groups work with the common goal of preserving and promoting sustainable use of genetic resources.

We are now hiring a Senior Scientist for NordGen Farm Animals. The application period is prolonged. Apply through the buttons below no later than the 29th of January.

As an employee of NordGen, you are part of a tightly welded group of people who enjoy and develop at work in both a Nordic and international environment. To us, balancing work and private life is a matter of course, just as receiving good personal benefits and a gourmet breakfast each Friday. At NordGen, you can work with administrative tasks or research at one of our offices or being part of maintaining the Nordic seed collection in one of our laboratories or in the greenhouses and fields. Our head office and NordGen Plants is situated at the SLU campus, close to the beautiful park of Alnarp just outside of Malmö. NordGen Forest and NordGen Farm Animals have their offices in Ås, outside of Oslo.

Senior Scientist for NordGen Farm Animals

To strengthen the NordGen Farm Animals Section, we are now looking for a Senior Scientist with a research background in animal genetic resources. To succeed in the role, you need to have worked with genetics and/or breeding and have an interest of developing sustainable conservation plans for our Nordic native breeds. You will be part of strengthening the research field of NordGen Farm Animals and promote the strategic target of conserving and promoting a sustainable use of the farm animal genetic resources in the Nordic region. Some of your tasks will involve finding new cooperation opportunities, start and lead new projects, communicate and give lectures and network in a both Nordic and International environment. The position is placed in Ås, close to Oslo. Last application date is the 29th of January. Read more about the position and apply through the button below.

Senior Scientist at NordGen Farm Animals


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Other positions within the Nordic cooperation

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Available positions in the Nordic cooperation