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Decatur, AR Decatur, AR Full-time Full-time $95,000 - $120,000 a year $95,000 - $120,000 a year 2 days ago 2 days ago 2 days ago Cooks Venture is a group of farmers, cooks, and food professionals who couldn't find what we wanted in the food system, so we are building it ourselves from the ground up, animal-by- animal, plant-by-plant, meal-by-meal.
Our vision is a truly transparent, regenerative supply chain for the future.
Cooks Venture is seeking a Geneticist to join us in our mission to change the world through food! In this role, you will:
Lead and participate in the physical evaluation and selection of breeding stock Design, execute, and analyze results from experiments to evaluate feed efficiency Oversee the management of all breeding stock, including regular inspections of housing, assessments of living conditions, and implementation of changes as needed.
Develop and implement methodology for genetic evaluation of complex traits, including developing workflows to handle... analyze, visualize and generate reports on large datasets.
Competence in analysis of large phenotypic data, preferably including familiarity with methods of variance components and breeding value estimation.
Lead the implementation of statistical methodology including the integration of genomic and phenotypic information and the development of selection indices as part of a comprehensive genetic evaluation system Liaise and collaborate with all staff involved with the hatchery, breeding, and husbandry of Cooks Venture poultry stocks Other projects, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned by leadership Other
or Ph.
in animal or plant breeding, Computational/Quantitative Genetics, or related field with emphasis on quantitative genetics or animal breeding 3 years of research and genetic data analysis experience with strong training in statistics is required High degree of communication and research skills both verbal and written High level of computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office Preference for practical poultry experience The successful candidate will be expected to have a to-do attitude along with a team-working spirit and a willingness to learn all aspects of breeding program, and also be able to work under pressure and perform to very tight deadlines when required, with the ability to adapt and develop using transferable and inter-disciplinary skills.
To apply, submit your CV and letter of interest to:
Fariba Izadi:
com Closing Date for applications:
30th September 2023 Job Type:
Full-time Pay:
00 - $120,000.
00 per year
401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Relocation assistance Retirement plan Vision insurance Schedule:
8 hour shift Holidays Monday to Friday Weekends as needed Supplemental pay types:
Signing bonus Ability to commute/relocate:
Decatur, AR 72722:
Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required) Work Location:
In person.
Estimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications
Decatur AR USA


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