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 CROP PHENOTYPING SCIENTIST, YOU WILL….
- Plan, coordinate and execute a variety of row crop phenotyping experiments, both in the field and in controlled environments, encompassing morphological, physiological, and molecular measurements, as an integral member of a cross-functional Inari Science and Product Phenotyping team.
- Foster cross-functional relationships with project leads and operational personnel across Inari’s Science and Product Development departments to deliver phenotypic data and analysis that is timely and pertinent to all stakeholders.
- Refine, implement, and scale manual as well as image-based phenotyping workflows.
- Supervise and direct seasonal staff to ensure the successful completion of experiments that are aligned with annual project objectives.
- Advance a culture of standardized and traceable data acquisition, procedures and documentation.
- Clearly and effectively communicate through comprehensive technical reports and articulate oral presentations to a variety of different audiences.
- Play an active and collaborative role in the advancement of high-throughput phenotyping methods by contributing innovative ideas and methodologies.
- Communicate and coordinate with a local team as well as key stakeholders in multiple locations.
- Model behaviors consistent with the highest safety culture.
- A PhD in Plant Biology, Plant Physiology, Crop Science, Plant Breeding, Agronomy, or Agricultural Engineering, or a Masters/Bachelors degree with equivalent industry experience.
- 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.
- Hands-on experience with automated phenotyping tools and related software.
- Experience working in an industry setting and with cross functional teams.
FOR U.S. CANDIDATES: Please note that we use the resume you submit with your application during our background check process. To ensure an efficient and accurate background verification, we kindly ask that you carefully review and accurately represent your work history, education and other relevant information on your resume. Any discrepancies or inaccuracies found during the background check may impact your candidacy for the position.