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Crop / Soil Model Scientist

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Who we are:

CIBO is a science-based software company focused on understanding agricultural ecosystems at a system level. We strive to solve some of our planet’s most important problems—including those related to soil health, nitrogen leaching, and carbon sequestration. Our culture is built on cross-disciplinary collaboration, learning, and rapid prototyping — be prepared to learn and invent with us! Software is a creative process and we welcome non-traditional and diverse candidates to apply.

What we are building:

As a Crop/Soil Model Scientist at CIBO you’ll be part of a collaborative team of developers, data scientists, agronomists, and remote sensing experts. You will help build customer-facing applications and our core platform to create, improve, and scale agricultural models to answer some of the most critical questions of our time related to sustainable production in a changing climate. Our culture is built on cross-disciplinary collaboration, learning, and rapid prototyping. CIBO is a science-based company, so prepare to learn and invent with us! Ours is a creative process and we welcome non-traditional and diverse candidates to apply. 

Qualifications:

  • Solid foundation in plant physiology, crop science or soil science with particular emphasis on commercial agriculture and current agronomic best practices
  • PhD in relevant discipline (preferred), or MS with equivalent experience (accepted).
  • Experience with modeling crop development, growth, biotic and abiotic stresses, and yield for different economically important crops
  • Programming skills in at least one data science language (Python or R preferred)
  • Excellent collaboration skills

Bonus Qualifications (Not Required):

  • Knowledge of soil properties and processes
  • Modeling of soil-plant and landscape-level interactions
  • Experience working with different crop models and approaches to apply the models in commercial agriculture
  • Experience with modeling sustainability in cropping systems
  • Understanding of professional software engineering, including automated testing, pair programming, refactoring, and databases
  • Experience with Data Science, Bayesian statistics, math or classical statistics
  • Programming skills in a functional or OO language.
  • Experience with image processing, computer vision or remote sensing 

Benefits:

  • 401k with employer match
  • Highly competitive health and dental benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible work environment
  • Flexible PTO

Currently, we are fully remote due to COVID-19. We anticipate an eventual return to our three office locations, date TBD.

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Cambridge, MA

How to Apply

Applicants should send resumes directly to HR@CIBOtechnologies.com.







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