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Location: - (St. Louis, Missouri, Mid-West United States, USA)
Open Til: 30-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Crop Protection/Chemicals
Career Type: Researcher/Scientist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Imaging Scientist - Vegetables for St. Louis, MO to develop innovative digital image solutions for seed, seedling analysis; investigate innovative, emerging technologies to incorporate into research; design/develop/validate/implement custom imaging techniques to support key business initiatives; apply digital image analysis to agricultural systems; participate in pilot programs, assisting with deployment of new image systems in manufacturing plants; employ technologies including 3-D imaging, x-ray, ultrasound, thermal imaging, fluorescence imaging, laser/spectral imaging to identify measurable, distinguishing features, characteristics during young plant development.
Requires Ph.D. in Biological or Electrical Engineering or closely-related field; 1 yr imaging research experience employing optical imaging, 3-D image analysis, X-ray, computed tomography, pattern recognition; working independently on research projects as well as participating in multiple research project groups; performing statistical analysis using regression, mixed model, discriminant/clustering analysis, experimental design; programming hardware, developing user interfaces, processing images, analyzing data, designing algorithms in Matlab. Approx. 10% travel req'd. Mail resume to Jill Martin, Monsanto Company, 800 N. Lindbergh Blvd. E1NA, St. Louis, MO 63167.