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Field Scientist / Internship

NexSteppe is an agricultural company focused on being the leading provider of biomass feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biobased products and biopower industries. Our Hereford, Texas based R&D group has an opening for an enthusiastic field scientist ready to contribute to developing solutions for the next generation of fuel and energy sources.

The field scientist will support the needs of a dynamic, interdisciplinary team responsible for the data collection with aim to improve sorghum feedstocks as dedicated energy crops. This position is anticipated to be active from June to October (allowances possible for students needing to return to school).

Responsibilities Include:

Follow protocols and guidelines set up with breeding, agronomy and chemistry departments for field study.
Travel to Nexsteppe field locations in Hereford to collect samples and near infra-red spectroscopic data on NexSteppe sorghum crops. Label all collected scans and samples …