BioConsortia is seeking to hire two full time technicians to assist in greenhouse and growth room based evaluations of leads derived from BioConsortia's accelerated microbial selection platform. The position will be based out of the Company’s laboratories in Davis, CA.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work as an integral member of the Plant Physiology functional group
- Assist in experimental set up and plant care
- Preparation of growth substrate / pot filling / sowing seeds/ plant care
- Post-experiment clean-up and inventory maintenance
- Assist in collection of a range of data describing plant performance
The ability to work within a hot (up to 90 F) and humid greenhouse environment is essential.
While research experience collecting plant data is not required, the ability to work accurately and efficiently for long periods of time is essential. Training necessary to perform data collection will be provided. Candidates must be able to lift 25lbs.
This is a permanent, full-time position.
No relocation. Must be authorized to work in the USA.
Please provide a copy of your resume.
BioConsortia, Inc. is developing highly effective microbial solutions that enhance plant phenotypes and increase crop yields. We are pioneering the use of directed selection in identifying teams of microbes - working like plant breeders and selecting plants based on targeted characteristics, then isolating the associated microbial community. Our proprietary Advanced Microbial Selection (AMS) process enriches the crop microbiome, allowing us to identify microbes that influence the expression of beneficial traits in plants. We are currently focused on products for fertilizer use efficiency, growth improvement and abiotic tolerance, with plans to invest in biocontrol and metabolite expression with the right partner.