At Aardevo we are dedicated to introduce a radical change in potato breeding. Our young, international team of breeders and scientists is developing innovative hybrid potato varieties. Aardevo is fully focused to deliver competitive solutions in potato breeding and contribute to the future of potato growing. If you also want to contribute to this future, join our team! Have a look at our current open positions on this page. If there is no open position that fits your profile, please contact us to discuss possibilities on We can also accommodate internships and student projects

Intern hybrid potato breeding

As intern in our hybrid potato breeding program, you will assist one of our breeders. You will generate and analyse your own data within this project. This entails practical work in the field and glass house, as well as the analysis of phenotypic and genetic data. Furthermore, you join our team members to get an insight into the other breeding and research activities at our station. This internship is a great opportunity to learn about an innovative approach to potato breeding and to develop your skills in practical breeding and the analysis of genetic data. ​

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Quantitative geneticist

As quantitative geneticist, you make an essential contribution to the speed and efficiency of our hybrid potato activities by implementing genomic selection into our breeding pipeline. You shape the breeding strategy by designing and implementing robust statistical approaches and computational pipelines.

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Molecular Breeder

As molecular breeder, you make an essential contribution to our growing hybrid potato breeding program by leading all marker-related activities. In this function, you manage our marker pipeline from discovery to application in germplasm selection. This entails sequence analysis, trait mapping, the handling of big data sets and interpretation of marker data.

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As Agronomist, you make an essential contribution to our growing hybrid potato breeding program by designing and implementing your R&D program for the different agronomic models for use of “True Potato Seeds “(TPS). Based on our business plan for TPS you identify open questions which you translate into project plans. You work field is in an international network of trial stations within KWS and Simplot which support the projects led by you.

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Resistance Breeder

As resistance breeder, you make an essential contribution to our growing hybrid potato breeding program by developing and implementing a powerful strategy to improve disease and pest resistance. For this program, you identify resistance sources and optimize the introgression of these in our germplasm.

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