Transformation Scientist

J.R. Simplot Company
Boise, Idaho
June 11 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate

Transformation Scientist, J.R. Simplot Company (Boise, ID). Support  transformation effort to improve crops. Involved in planning & conducting experiments & analyzing data/results to dvlp new products, processes or commercial applics. Carryout experiments independently. Display technical excellence in lab & transformation methods. Perform lab procedures, prep plant stock & media, propagate plant, write SOPs; Conduct assays following protocols; report results &/or data on each experiment; Apply new technologies to current experiments &/or projects; Write scientific manuscripts, patent applics & research reports; Reqmts: Ph.D or equiv in Agriculture, Agronomy, or relevant scientific field. In the alternative, Master's Deg or equiv in Agriculture, Agronomy, or Science rltd field plus 1 yr pre/post deg research &/or lab exp; or a Bachelor's deg or equiv  in science rltd field w/ 5 plus yrs of direct exp in job or rltd research exp is acceptable. Exp must incl researching molecular Biology, working in a lab dealing w/ bio-hazardous waste containment & conducting short term (days to weeks) experiment using theoretical basis; Technical & analytical exp w/ complex biotechnology rltd issues; Technical expertise in transformation & tissue skills incl tissue/cell culture &/or transformation; transient gene expression assays, etc. Mail resume to Ryan Kuhn, J.R. Simplot Company, 1099 W Front St, Boise ID 83702.