Full-Time

Crop Phenotyping Scientist

Inari Agriculture

Inari Agriculture

201-500 employees

Designs sustainable seeds using AI and gene editing

Food & Agriculture
Biotechnology

Mid

Cambridge, MA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Communications
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Requirements
  • PhD in Plant Biology, Plant Physiology, Crop Science, Plant Breeding, Agronomy, or Agricultural Engineering
  • Proficiency in standard phenotyping techniques and protocols applicable to major row crops
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with proficiency in both written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to work for extended periods outdoors in hot conditions
  • Superior time management and organizational abilities
  • The capacity to juggle multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines in a dynamic production environment
  • A collaborative, innovative and strategic mindset, with a readiness to embrace challenges and take calculated risks
  • Self-motivated with the ability to flourish independently as well as collaboratively within a team setting
Responsibilities
  • Plan, coordinate and execute row crop phenotyping experiments
  • Foster cross-functional relationships with project leads and operational personnel
  • Refine, implement, and scale manual as well as image-based phenotyping workflows
  • Supervise and direct seasonal staff
  • Advance a culture of standardized and traceable data acquisition, procedures and documentation
  • Communicate through technical reports and articulate oral presentations
  • Contribute innovative ideas and methodologies for high-throughput phenotyping methods
  • Communicate and coordinate with a local team as well as key stakeholders in multiple locations
  • Model behaviors consistent with the highest safety culture

Inari, the SEEDesign™ company, stands out for its unique approach to sustainable agriculture, leveraging AI-powered predictive design and multiplex gene editing to optimize seed potential and contribute to a more resource-efficient global food system. The company's technology platform addresses the biological complexity of plants, using extensive data analysis to identify and implement beneficial genetic edits within a crop's DNA structure. This technical prowess, combined with a commitment to sustainability, positions Inari as a leader in its industry, offering solutions that not only increase food production but also reduce environmental impact.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$627M

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

33%

2 year growth

57%

Benefits

Health insurance package

Flexible PTO

401k plan

Performance Bonus

Commuter Checks & Assistance

Company Social Events

Free Lunch or Snacks