Plant Scientist

Woodland CA /
Plant Science /
Full-time
Joyn Bio is a joint venture between Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks dedicated to addressing unmet needs in agriculture by applying synthetic biology approaches to engineer microbes.

Objective

    • This role is responsible for running inplanta testing of microbial leads and products in the lab and controlled environment.

Responsibilities

    • Evaluate in planta performance of Joyn Bio engineered microbes in biological assays run in controlled environments
    • Execute and maintain greenhouse and growth chamber trials
    • Collect and analyze data; write reports and document data in digital formats
    • Work collaboratively within Plant Science team and cross functional project teams.

Training/Experience

    • A BS degree in agronomy, plant physiology, plant science, or relevant disciplines.
    • 1-5 years of industrial experience with a focus on management of lab/greenhouse screening assays in row crops (corn, soy)
    • Experience in design and execution of greenhouse experiments is desirable
    • Experience with high throughput plant phenotyping and digital imaging is desirable
    • Experience in nitrogen fixation or physiology  in plants and/or microbiology is a plus

Organizational

    • This position will be report to a senior project scientist in Joyn Bio’s Plant Science Group
Location
This position will be based at our site in Woodland, California