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Breeder II at Benson Hill Biosystems in Saint Louis, MO St. Louis

Benson Hill Biosystems

Benson Hill Biosystems St. Louis MO United States

2 months ago

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW The Research and Development Department is responsible for the development of technology platforms and products designed to support the future growth, competitiveness, and long-term sustainability of the company. As part of its platform development efforts, R&D conducts a wide range of research activities, namely in the areas of trait discovery and validation, crop genetic... engineering, crop transformation, molecular detection, biochemical assays, plant growth, and molecular breeding, to name a few. These activities are aimed at developing new capabilities in crop research, the outcome of which is then leveraged to create new product development opportunities and shorten the time to market. The department leverages its platform capabilities and extensive knowhow in biology and crop science, along with the computational expertise housed within the Data Science & Platform Engineering, as well as the market insights of the Business Development and Commercial teams to design and create new and improved crop varieties, which offer tangible benefits to farmers and consumers, specifically in the areas of sustainability, health and nutrition. POSITION SUMMARY We are recruiting a skilled plant breeder to lead Benson Hill's yellow pea breeding program. The senior breeder manages a commercial variety development program focused on improved nutrition profile of the grain and executing on all related operations. The Breeder must have an affinity for the application of technology in crop breeding and a strong innovation mindset. The breeder must be or rapidly become a crop expert and intimately knowledgeable about yellow pea production. The successful candidate will possess excellent collaboration skills and ability to lead through influence. The position will be based in St. Louis and will lead breeding activities based in North Dakota and St. Louis. YOU WILL:
(ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES) Develop breeding strategies and protocols for yellow pea variety development Deliver a consistent pipeline of improved commercial varieties Identify and select third party resources to support breeding program operations Support research project initiation and execution YOU HAVE:
(COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS) EDUCATION MS degree or PhD (preferred), in plant breeding, genomics, genetics, crop physiology, pathology, or related field EXPERIENCE +4 years relevant experience with master's degree; +2 with PhD Variety development experience in pulse/legume crops in an industry setting is highly valued SOFTWARE/SKILLSET Excellent skills in breeding, plant genetics, molecular breeding, and phenotyping Strong familiarity with technology applications that support and accelerate breeding such as data analytics, imaging, environmental analysis, physiology, pathology, etc. Strong data management skills and ability to use proprietary and commercial analytical applications Action-oriented and able to deliver timely results Strong organization and problem-solving capabilities Strong people leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to travel to trial and nursery locations and for other supporting activities
Salary Range:
$80K -- $100K
Minimum Qualification
Other SciencesEstimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications
St. Louis MO USA

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