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Research Assistant I - Pathology


HM.CLAUSE is a Business Unit of Limagrain, an international agricultural co-operative founded and managed by farmers. HM.CLAUSE specializes in the breeding, production, and sale of vegetable seeds. From the world market to the farmer's market, we collaborate with our customers to deliver successful solutions for the agricultural challenges of today and produce the highest quality vegetable seeds for the future. Our global team of experts and state-of-the-art research facilities enable us to work side-by-side with growers to provide the most regionally relevant and reliable vegetable seeds available.

If our mission resonates with your passion, we look forward to your application.

You will be a great fit if you have experience similar to:
• Actively participate in pathology projects at the lab bench, greenhouse and field (~90% of total activity)
• Direct daily and weekly activities of support staff related to routine application activities
• Provide training and support, as needed, for activities in application
• Keep records of lab and greenhouse activities, and generate reports and summaries required in routine application in a timely and accurate manner
• Set objectives of support team and conduct performance reviews, in conjunction with direct supervisor approval
• Support station phytosanitary requirements by site location

Job requirements

To be considered, you will need: The candidate that will thrive in this role brings We look for:
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in plant pathology or microbiological sciences or equivalent or Associate's degree plus experience in plant pathology or agricultural research

The rewards of working here: You join an expert team of innovators and creators that collaborate with farmers around the world to sustainably enhance the taste and quality of healthy food. Our goal is to form teams that inspire and learn from each other as they work to elevate our products from seed to table. We recognize our employees as our most valued resource and work to create an atmosphere that is supportive, healthy, and progressive. We promote an environment of wellness and well-being and hybrid schedules when it is appropriate for the position. It is an important and expanding piece of our local and global mission for Diversity & Inclusion programs and support groups in the corporate world.
HM. Clause offers a strong compensation and benefits package to its employees:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Choices
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Work/Life Balance
  • 12 Paid Holidays per year
  • +1 Floating Holiday per year
  • Paid shutdown holidays
  • Progressive time off starting at 80-vacation hours
  • Company Covered Benefits
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Long Term Care, Long and Short-Term Disability
  • Wellness Benefits
  • Annual Fitness reimbursements, covered massage benefits & unlimited health coaching
  • Family EAP, Telehealth and Mental Wellness Services
  • Internal Career Progression
  • Learning Environment
  • Promotions from within
  • Paid Annual Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Welcoming Environment
  • Business casual attire; open door policy; hybrid schedule
  • Financial Wellness
  • 401(k) dollar for dollar Employer matching
  • Additional Employer 401(k) Contribution per paycheck
  • Traditional and Roth (401k) plans options
  • Company Profit sharing in December
  • Family Benefits
  • Maternity and Paternity paid time off
  • Fertility and Infertility benefits
  • Low family medical deductibles
We are a company with a supportive culture and leadership. We encourage you to be part of our journey to enhance the world’s food supply and support the farmers that grow them.