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Animal Nutrition Scientist
About Benson Hill
Benson Hill empowers innovators to develop better feed and better food outcomes by unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants. Benson Hill’s CropOS™ platform combines machine learning and big data with breeding techniques and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the product development process. This platform allows for cost-effective and more efficient ways for companies to analyze and make improvements in plant genetics. Benson Hill brings a unique and holistic approach to our product and platform development, as we span a broader workflow involving trait and seed development, genome editing, and breeding all the way to creating better varieties and ingredients. More information can be found online at www.bensonhill.com. Follow us on Twitter at @BensonHillInc.
Our Purpose and Core Values
Our Core Values are a set of common principles we share that are fundamental to our company’s identity.
Our Research and Development team is responsible for the development of technical innovations and products designed to support the future growth, competitiveness, and long-term sustainability of the company. As part of its platform development efforts, R&D conducts a wide range of research activities, namely in the areas of trait discovery and validation, crop genetic engineering, crop transformation, molecular detection, biochemical assays, plant growth, and molecular breeding, to name a few. These activities are aimed at developing new capabilities in crop research, the outcome of which is then leveraged to create new product development opportunities and shorten the time to market. The team leverages platform capabilities and extensive knowhow in biology and crop science, along with computational expertise in Data Science & Platform Engineering, as well as the market insights of the Business Development and Commercial teams to design new seed genetics that create improved varieties and ingredients. These varieties and ingredients offer tangible benefits of improved nutrition, sustainability, and affordability.
Your role as an Animal Nutritionist is to promote a better understanding of the effect of specifically designed soybeans on feed outcomes related to formulation costs, digestibility, feed conversion rates, and animal welfare.
(Essential Duties and Responsibilities)
(Competencies and Qualifications)
PhD or Master’s degree preferred (Bachelor's with 10 years' experience also acceptable)
Qualifications related to Animal Nutrition, Animal science, Biology and Biochemistry.
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