Who are you? As a Soil Specialist you are responsible for evaluating and interpreting soils in order to understand soil resources and how they contribute to agricultural production, environmental quality, and human health.
Positions available in St. Louis, MO & Cambridge, MA
Evaluate and interpret soils and soil-related data
Perform extensive research on soil morphology and soil forming factors, soil chemistry, soil physics, and soil biology
Investigate soils for application of wastes in a variety of forms, including non-hazardous process wastes (residue and sludge management) and more distinct engineering and suitability of sites for on-site disposal of residential waste
Research soil systems and soil management by both public and private institutions
Evaluate soils as they relate to natural resource management, including forest soils, wetlands, environmental endangerment assessments, ecological evaluations, and archeological sites
Manage soils for land enhancement such as in landscape design, mine reclamation, and site restoration
Assess soil for environmental hazards, including hazardous waste sites that involve soil investigation techniques, evaluation of chemical fate and transport phenomena, and suitable remediation alternatives
Regulate the use of land and soil resources by private and public interests
Modify nutrient and water availability
Manage soils for protection of human affairs
Evaluate soil conditions and help farmers, builders, and environmentalists decide how best to take advantage of local soils
Consult with engineers and other technical personnel working on construction projects about the effects of, and solutions to, soil problems
Requirements: Must have one of the following
Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree (coursework directly related to position being filled)
One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level
An appropriate combination of specialized experience and graduate level education (beyond what is required for a master's degree, i.e., more than 36 semester hours leading to a Ph.D.)
Solid foundation in plant physiology with particular emphasis on agriculture and current agronomic best practices.
Excellent collaboration skills
Think you have what it takes to join team CiBO? Give it a go, apply now!
St. Louis, MO: https://jobs.lever.co/cibotechnologies/5a7c844d-4f6d-4eed-b5b3-742fc53eea8a
At the center of CiBO Technologies is a proprietary crop science platform that provides robust information solutions to our customers. Our platform consolidates and integrates historical plant, soil, environmental, nutritional and ecological information to provide highly accurate land-use simulations on a global scale to enable better decisions for our planet.