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NewLeaf Symbiotics is a venture capital backed, Ag biotech company located in St. Louis, MO. We are rapidly growing and poised to take advantage of the growing interest in sustainable agriculture with the use of beneficial microbes. See current career opportunities listed below:

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Field Agronomist

NewLeaf Symbiotics is seeking an agronomist that has field and lab experience to join our growing research team as a research associate, Field agronomist. This position will report to the Agronomy/Biology Manager and assist with day-to-day management of the agronomy research program, as well as perform research in development of beneficial bacteria for increased plant health, pest mitigation and nutrient optimization. Expertise in designing and implementing small plot field trials, growth chamber, and greenhouse assays is required. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, innovative, excel in written and verbal communication, and possess experience in mentoring and managing others. NewLeaf would like to have the candidate plan for a start date in early January, 2018. Click here to learn more about the Field Agronomist position.

Fermentation Scientist

NewLeaf Symbiotics (NLS) is looking for a Scientist with experience in fermentation process development and downstream processing. The company headquarters and laboratories are located at the BRDG Park facility at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, in St. Louis, Missouri. NLS is focused on providing biologically-based plant health products. NLS’ Prescriptive Biologics™ platform employees the company’s extensive collection of plant-associated bacteria and a deep understanding of genomics to develop effective, environmentally responsible, probiotic products. The Fermentation Scientist will develop proprietary processes for products that optimize the interaction between host plant genetics and the phyto-microbiome. NLS products improve plant health, increase yield, control pests, and have a positive impact on contemporary environmental concerns. Click here to learn more about the Fermentation Scientist position.

Computational Biologist, Statistician Position

NewLeaf Symbiotics is seeking a highly-motivated individual for a Computational Biologist, Statistician position. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for development and implementation of methods, software, visualizations and analysis of complex Genotype-Phenotype-Environment relationships in large datasets. Click here to learn more about the Computational Biologist, Statistician Position.