Sr. Research Associate, Phenotyping

Number of employees

265

West Lafayette, IN, United States

Posted on: 2023-03-23

Category: agritech

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Full time

Experience required:

Senior

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About the company:

Inari embraces diversity in every aspect of our business to drive innovation and help build a new food system. Our technology matches the complexity of nature to transform seed using predictive design and multiplex gene editing – unlocking the full potential through our SEEDesign™ platform. The result is step-change products that lead to more productive acres and a more sustainable future for the food system. 

About Inari...

Inari is the SEEDesign™ company. We embrace the diversity and complexity of nature in every aspect of our business to drive innovation – to push the boundaries of what is possible. Through our unrivaled technology platform, Inari uses predictive design and advanced multiplex gene editing to develop step-change products. We are taking a nature positive approach to unlock the full potential of seed that will transform the food system. The results will lead to more productive acres delivering value creation for farmers and a more sustainable future for our planet.

Our success is dependent on great minds, collaborating to generate bright ideas and deliver exceptional outcomes.

We have over 270 employees, with research sites in Cambridge, MA (USA) and Ghent (Belgium), as well as a product development site in West Lafayette, IN (USA). We’ve deliberately built a team that brings diversity of thought to all aspects of our business, to generate new ideas, approaches, and ways of operating. And we've intentionally combined experience with potential, bringing agriculture industry experts with the desire to innovate together with bright minds from academia, human therapeutics, software, and consulting. If you want to be part of a diverse and inclusive team developing unique solutions to feed the world while protecting our planet’s natural resources, we’d love to hear from you!

As a Phenotyping Research Associate, You Will....

  • Be responsible for the coordination and execution of controlled environment and field-based experiments, including morphological, physiological, and molecular plant measurements, for Inari's Science Phenomics service platform
  • Contribute to the continuous development and optimization of new phenotyping workflows and documentation to drive standardization for equipment and procedures
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with scientists and associates to enable appropriate experimental designs to generate relevant phenotypic data for stakeholders’ needs
  • Communicate phenotypic results to stakeholders in written technical reports and oral presentations
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of high-throughput methodology for phenotyping

 

YOU BRING…

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 2+ years lab experience or Master’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g. Plant Biology, Plant Physiology, Crop Science, Agronomy, Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering) or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of basic phenotyping practices and procedures for major row crops
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced production environment
  • Creative and strategic thinking, willingness to be bold and take risks
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team

 

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS…

  • Experience in using statistical software for data analysis and visualization (e.g., R, Python).
  • Experience in the use of automated phenotyping equipment and software
  • Experience in sensor and image processing

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