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Semilla Nueva – Guatemala City – We are currently seeking a R&D Manager to lead the development of new seeds and new technologies to improve the economic and health impacts we deliver to rural populations. This individual will be based full-time in Guatemala City, with up to 50% travel to the field. Semilla Nueva maintains a basic seed evaluation program which evaluated new hybrid seeds annually from research partner CIMMYT. We have recently begun a backcross breeding program, which introgresses biofortified genetics into high yielding, conventional materials and has required the launch of a high throughput nutrition lab with partners in Guatemala. We have also begun initial research into the use of zinc fertilizers for agronomic Biofortification and hope to explore biological control mechanisms to reduce aflatoxins. All of these efforts are designed to create new products which can increase farmer incomes and improve health outcomes at scale. These efforts, up until now, have been spread out in various department…