Laboratory is interested in identifying the mechanisms by which plants respond to changes in their environment.
The Carbon Sequestration Trait Translation to Crops (CRoPS) Project manager will closely supervise the crop plants translation team, which is responsible for transforming, testing and evaluating multiple crops for traits compatible with increased carbon sequestration, e.g., extended root systems and increased content of recalcitrant polymers such as suberin). Leveraging extensive program management knowledge, the CRoPS Project Manager acts as an operational
PhD degree in a biological science, or related discipline is required or combination of equivalent work experience, or demonstrated extensive leadership experience in a biotech/agronomy company.
Postdoc experience in plant biology or agronomy.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in agriculture related business.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in project/program management in an academic or industry research setting is required.
Proven track record in program management.
Proven experience in a role that requires strong leadership skills and which interfaces directly with a variety of stakeholders.
Proven experience with crop plants.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Successful completion of the Institute’s background investigation.
Willing to sign an employee confidentiality agreement.
To be considered for this position, please visit our careers page at https://www.salk.edu/about/careers and apply to Job No. G490.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, touching, feeling, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working in a confined area inside.
Internal Number: G490
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