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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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Staff Scientist – Biotic Stress, Plant Biology

NewLeaf is looking for a Staff Scientist to lead the Biotic Stress Team in Plant Biology R&D. This role requires experience in developing and leading novel research activities towards understanding host-pathogen interactions and mitigation of biotic stress by beneficial microbes. We are looking for a highly-motivated team player with grit, rigor, ownership and scientific curiosity. Click here to learn more about the Staff Scientist – Biotic Stress, Plant Biology.

Research Associate, Product Development

New Leaf Symbiotics (NLS) is looking for a research associate with experience in microbiology, plant associated microorganisms and/or production of microbes for industrial processes. NLS company headquarters and laboratories are located at the BRDG Park facility at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, in St. Louis, Missouri. NLS is a venture-backed agricultural biotech company focused on providing biologically-based products. NLS’ Prescriptive Biologics™ platform integrates the company’s extensive collection of plant-associated bacteria and a deep understanding of genomics to create effective, environmentally responsible products. NLS products are designed to 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.

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.