Almería, España (Jornada completa)

Assistant Researcher Post-harvest


Researching storability, quality and taste

Spain, Almería  – full time at MSc level

What are you going to do?

As Assistant Postharvest Researcher you will support researchers by coordinating experiments and performing data analysis. You will also do research about postharvest traits using several model crops. Your main objective will be the routine work of the laboratory and you will collaborate in projects as soon as your development in the position allows it.  

You will develop yourself while doing storability tests, quality analysis or taste panels. In addition, you will provide all data collected to Project Leaders. You will work in an international team under the supervision of the Postharvest Researcher and close to the Breeders.  

Your power

You are research minded and interested in working in the seed sector. You are able to make sense of large datasets and see possibilities for the practical application of the results. You are able to both transfer and translate information between different research disciplines and to understand their needs. Furthermore you are eager to learn and open to feedback.  


  • MSc studies in Biochemistry, Biology or Agronomy.
  • Experience and knowledge on technical lab equipment and on data- analysis & statistics.
  • The international nature of this position requires a fluent level of English. 

Our power

We are an independent vegetable seed company, breeding, producing and marketing our varieties all over the world. There's a good chance that you'll find our tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, lettuce or other vegetables on your plate, no matter where you are. We are a company with a supportive, energetic culture.  

As an employee of Enza Zaden, you’ll have more than 1700 colleagues of 40 nationalities worldwide. Strong team players with an entrepreneurial spirit who easily take responsibilities is exactly what we like to see in our employees here at Enza Zaden. Are you going to join us? We offer you a positive working environment and ample opportunities for personal development. Plus a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 


Please send your application and CV, along with a covering letter, to Serafin Lirola, HR Manager, via For more information about our company and the vacancy, visit our website.