Genus is a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange. With revenues of around £500 million, Genus has a presence in over 70 countries, with a global workforce of approximately 3,200 employees. One of the best performing stocks on the London Stock Exchange, the Company’s market capitalization is around £2 billion. It is a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future.
Each generation of animals is selected based on a number of desired traits, including greater health, fertility, productivity or feed efficiency. With superior animal genetics, Genus helps its customers in the dairy, beef and porcine supply chains around the world produce offspring with improved robustness, superior production efficiency and greater sustainability. Genus’s vision of “pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world” is supported by its core values to be customer-centric, results-driven, pioneering, people-focused and responsible.
Genus is an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. At the core of its accelerated rates of genetic improvement is a proprietary technology platform. Genus focuses its research and development through four routes, all of which may be applied across species, but currently the Company’s focus remains on the bovine and porcine species:
advanced reproductive technologies (embryology and related technology).
This position reports to a Senior Scientist within the Trait Development team and will perform molecular and cell-based experiments directed towards the discovery of beneficial traits in dairy, beef, and porcine systems. The Research Specialist is expected to participate in a team that is collaborative, enthusiastic, and engaging. The candidate must be able to design and execute molecular biology and cellular assay experiments in a timely and accurate manner.
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