Vacancy for: Hendrix Genetics in Netherlands

Deadline: 10 March 2020


We are looking for a Geneticist, a highly motivated team player, who will work in Boxmeer (The Netherlands) within our central R&D team. The geneticist will be part of the Global Geneticist team of Hendrix Genetics and play an integral part in improving our genomic evaluations. The geneticist will play a role in genotype processing , quality control, the way genotypes are used in genomic evaluations and monitoring of genetic progress. We are looking for a person who combines an eye for detail with a creative mindset and who is able to further improve the processing of our genotypes.


  • Developing and running the pipeline for processing of SNP genotypes for our breeding programs in layers, turkeys, swine and aquaculture.  
  • Performing quality control and helping to further improve the quality of our genotyping pipeline.  
  • Contributing to further development of our genomic evaluations.
  • Contributing to research activities of the global R&D team which are aimed at improving our breeding schemes.


  • Master or PhD degree in Animal Breeding or Animal Science (PhD preferred, focus on genetics).
  • Proven understanding of quantitative genetics and basic knowledge of data analysis.
  • Good understanding of genomics and experience in working with large scale genotype data is an advantage.
  • Programming skills in R.
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking, result oriented.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to work with people at all levels.
If you feel that your personal skills and experience match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your cover letter, together with a Curriculum Vitae before March 10h. Please visit  to submit your application.
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