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Barley Breeder - Lincolnshire/Cambridgeshire - S256

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De Lacy Executive is looking to recruit a Barley Breeder for a renowned plant breeding business. The role will be responsible for the UK Barley Breeding program with an international perspective and a particular emphasis on malting barley.

Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will have unprecedented admission to the pre-breeding, R&D projects and services of an incredibly knowledgeable outfit. The work will be located at trial sites across the Eastern region of the country with access to the company's entire infrastructure.


  • Responsible for the execution of the entire UK breeding programme
  • Trial design, sowing, selection and harvest.
  • Maintenance breeding
  • Administration of NL-entries and securing small scale multiplications.


  • A degree in biological science.
  • 3+ years of experience in cereal breeding.
  • Prior work in barley is a strong advantage.
  • A thorough understanding of quantitative genetics and biostatistics.
  • Experience of common breeding software.
  • Willing to travel considerably in the UK and Europe.

Remuneration will depend on experience and benefits will include contributory pension scheme, life insurance and a company car.

If you would like to discuss this interesting opportunity then please contact Sarah Milburn for a confidential discussion on 01885 485 527 or email your CV to sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk www.delacyexecutive.co.uk Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. None of your details will be passed to a third party without your prior permission. This is not a job description. Please ensure you obtain full information about the job from De Lacy Executive and at interview with the employer.

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