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Climate Change Specialist

Science | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Join the A.I. company tackling some of the most consequential problems facing the world today. Gro Intelligence is a fast-growing, mission-driven data and analytics company dedicated to understanding the interconnected global markets for all agricultural products. 

From the food we eat to the clothing we wear and the gasoline in millions of cars across the globe, agriculture touches our daily existence like few other industries. And it’s being completely upended by climate change, trade wars, finite global resources, fickle public policies, a growing population and ever-changing human tastes (e.g. organic produce, plant-based proteins, etc). Come help us understand the complex interplay of these various forces and their ripple effect on global markets. 

With offices in both New York and Nairobi and the financial backing of prominent investors including TPG Growth and Data Collective, Gro is a diverse team of more than 70 technologists, scientists, and business professionals. Our team is growing rapidly and we’re looking for highly motivated, intellectually curious individuals with a shared commitment to building software that impacts the world on the most basic level. 

Gro has been featured prominently alongside the company’s founder and CEO in several recent outlets including Recode Decode with Kara Swisher, Fast Company’s Most Creative People, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business, and Vanity Fair’s Inside the Hive with Nick Bilton

We are looking for highly-motivated, intellectually curious problem solvers who are hungry for personal growth. Successful candidates are humble and eager to learn. They should also enjoy working in a fast-paced, demanding, and constantly evolving entrepreneurial environment. Importantly, they are also fun to work with and have on a team - we have a strict ‘no jerks’ policy at Gro.


  • Lead or co-lead scientific analyses linking climate change and its effects on agriculture and food security

  • Write and present scientific and general audience material explaining how the changing physical environment will affect global agriculture

  • Document and prioritize available climate change datasets for future analyses

  • Help assemble/develop derived datasets from existing data


  • Excellent understanding of climate change datasets - their availability, shortcomings and strengths, and suitability for different analyses

  • Proven strong experience (4+ years) in analyzing statistical data, including geospatial datasets

  • Great writing and oral skills, with an emphasis on making complex, technical subjects clear and accessible

  • Comfort working alone to drive to deadlines, with ability to collaborate with colleagues as appropriate. 

Bonus Points:

  • Graduate degree related to climate change

  • Interest in ag and food sectors, though deep knowledge not required


  • Flexible and fun start-up environment

Gro Intelligence is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.