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Plant Scientist - US & Mexico

RedSea
Tucson, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

RedSea is a sustainable agriculture science and technology company helping to feed >10 billion people by developing the world’s most advanced Sustainable Hot Climate AgTech Platform. Our technologies deliver exceptional resource efficiency, allowing local communities and commercial growers to increase yield and product better quality, locally grown and highly nutritious food. Our technologies are proven in our own facilities in Saudi Arabia where we are now one of the largest and fastest-growing sustainable food producers under the Red Sea Farms produce brand.

We’re looking for talented and experienced individuals who have a desire to change the way people think about food and make a positive impact in the world.

Job Description

Red Sea Farms grow produce in an environmentally and economically sustainable way in water-scarce places, reducing carbon and water footprint in the food sector and we have a fantastic new opportunity for an enthusiastic Plant Scientist to join our growing team based in the United States. The successful candidate would lead work in designing, supervising and analyzing field and greenhouse trials of grafted plants performance within the USA & Mexico. Contributions to planting, phenotyping and harvesting will also likely be required.

Key Responsibilities:

Evaluate rootstocks, collect data and make recommendations to management

Manage trial establishment and collection of data

Design, plan and execute field scale testing programs;

Be responsible for delivering the highest quality field data by providing optimal trial management;

Responsible for all day-to-day operations of the testing program as well as the general operations of a multi-location testing programs.

Travel during the planting and harvest season is possible, wherever needed

Qualifications

What you do need to have….

PhD or Master's with 3+ years experience in plant breeding, biotechnology, plant pathology, agronomy, crop science, soil science, biology or a similar field.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.  Ability to speak Spanish is desirable, but not required.

Strong plant physiology, crop science, plant biology, pathology acumen with the ability to independently design experiments and analyze data;

Prior experience conducting research and contributing to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property and/or trade secrets;

Proficiency with data analysis and visualization software.



Additional Information

Our Company Values include Innovation, Impact and Integrity. 

We push the boundaries of science and technology to enable sustainable food production in harsh environments. We have a positive impact on the environment, communities and economies. This inspires us and others to be more sustainable. We are humble, honest, and
respectful. We use facts for decision making rather than make judgments.

 

RedSea

Address

Tucson, AZ
USA

Industry

Science