Crop/Soil Model Scientist

Multiple Locations
Science – Modeling
Full Time
As a Crop/Soil Model Scientist at CiBO you’ll be part of a collaborative team of developers, data scientists, agronomists, and remote sensing experts. You will help build customer facing applications and our core platform to create, improve, and scale agricultural models to answer some of the most critical questions of our time related to sustainable production in a changing climate. Our culture is built on cross-disciplinary collaboration, learning, and rapid prototyping. CiBO is a science-based company, so prepare to learn and invent with us! Ours is a creative process and we welcome non-traditional and diverse candidates to apply.  Our competitive benefits are listed here: https://www.cibotechnologies.com/careers/ 

Qualifications:

    • Solid foundation in plant physiology, crop science or soil science with particular emphasis on commercial agriculture and current agronomic best practices
    • MS in relevant discipline (PhD preferred), or the equivalent in experience
    • Experience with modeling crop development, growth, biotic and abiotic stresses, and yield for different economically important crops
    • Programming skills in at least one data science language (Python or R preferred)
    • Excellent collaboration skills

Bonus Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of soil properties and processes
    • Modeling of soil-plant and landscape-level interactions
    • Experience working with different crop models and approaches to apply the models in commercial agriculture
    • Understanding of professional software engineering, including automated testing, pair programming, refactoring, and databases
    • Experience with Data Science, Bayesian statistics, math or classical statistics
    • Experience with image processing, computer vision or remote sensing
Position may be located in any of our three offices: Cambridge, MA, St. Louis, MO, or Minneapolis, MN.