Taxon - Technology Platform

Job Title: Agronomy Senior Research Associate

Taxon Biosciences, Inc., is a leading microbiome company based in Tiburon, California, and has a broad intellectual property portfolio in the field of microbial community profiling, discovery, microbial consortia, and bioinformatics. The company is a leader in identifying, resolving, isolating, characterizing, validating, and developing microbial consortia and/or their products. Taxon is currently using its platform technology to develop important products for plant health and nutrition.

Job Responsibilities:

The Senior Research Associate will work as a detail oriented member of the trialing and bioassay team. This person will conduct greenhouse and grow room trials to create superior products and support the company’s targeted goals for precision, accuracy and efficiency in site operations.


Job Requirements

Physical Demands:

Able to work in high or low temperature conditions in field, greenhouse, or growroom. Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds. Available to work long hours during time-critical periods of the growing season.

Working Conditions & Travel:

Travel to the field, greenhouse, laboratory, and office. Potential exposure to allergens, pollen, fungal spores, chemical pesticides in the field and/or greenhouse.  Occasional travel to off-site testing locations to assist teammates with large planting, data collecting and harvest projects will be necessary. The position will be based in Tiburon, CA with about 20% of time spent in Davis, CA.

Compensation and Benefits:

Will be competitive and commensurate with market, job level and experience. Taxon also offers stock options, so that employees can become equity owners in the company and share in its value creation.

Taxon Biosciences, Inc.
3150 Paradise Drive
Building 30
Tiburon, CA 94920