3P Partners

  • Senior Scientist

    Job Locations US-NJ
    Job ID
    Environment, Health, Safety and Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    We are looking for a passionate and committed Senior Scientist to join the agricultural science team at a farming company that is commuting distance from NYC. The Senior Scientist will be responsible for developing a program of research that drives yield and quality improvements for current and future products. Bringing expertise in plant physiology, horticulture, the senior scientist will develop novel growth recipes that result in yield and quality gains as well as work to develop new cultivars for commercial production.  Working closely with other Scientists and Farm Manager, the Senior Scientist will drive new scientific insights through rapid and iterative experimentation to create new value and market opportunities.

    Job Function

    • Design and execution of experiments in controlled environments, pilot and production scale vertical farms with leafy and fruiting crops 
    • Data analysis and reporting of experimental results 
    • Communication of scientific insights to peers and leadership 
    • Integration of computer vision, sensing data and other experimental observations for new agronomic, biological and physiological insights 

    Job Requirements

    • A M.Sc or Ph.D in Horticulture, Plant Science, Plant Physiology or Controlled Environment Science is required. 
    • Plant physiology, horticultural or plant science experience - in an indoor or outdoor setting with any crop
    • Understanding of plant production systems in greenhouses, growth chambers, and plant tissue culture vessels
    • Ability to work independently in a highly collaborative team environment 
    • Track record of impact from scientific research 
    • Curiosity and innovative use of technologies in plant science 
    • Experience launching products from research to commercialization


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