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Analytical RD Group Leader/Sr Scientist

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Company :
Corteva Agriscience

Location :
Indianapolis, Indiana

Expiry Date :
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description Who are we, and what do we do? At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what s next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind. The Analytical R&D Team (ARDT) in Indianapolis, IN, USA, is seeking an experienced Analytical Chemist. This position is responsible for leading talented product chemistry subject matter experts (SMEs) and scientists through the development of innovative crop protection products using state of the art analytical tools. This position is ideally suited to individuals with prior people leadership, as well as analytical, product chemistry or relevant scientific and/or regulatory experience. The successful candidate should have a proven track record of developing talent and high performing teams from scientific backgrounds. A fundamental understanding of separation sciences, mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, or inorganic analysis and the ability to lead and develop technical expertise for this key scientific discipline are required for success. Opportunity to expand the separation science capability through fundamental research and its application to problem solving and method development are essential to this role. Contributions are needed for discovery, process development, registration, and commercialization of new active ingredients and formulated products. Candidates will need to lead a full range of analytical research from identification of new technologies to optimization of existing methodologies. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and growing your career. Responsibilities How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you! * Provide administrative and technical leadership to the Analytical R&D Team. * Provide scientific direction and drive analytical method development technologies. * Plan and successfully execute analytical strategies and methods to support process chemistry, formulations and manufacturing. * Analytical leadership to support discovery through post launch analytical activities. * Strong collaboration with internal and external stakeholders * Lead and mentor scientific staff. * Lead and implement new methodologies and technologies. * Partner and collaborate with project teams to identify analytical needs and deliver solutions. * Lead research and development of new separation science capabilities. * Effectively communicate and document progress of projects and timelines to diverse team members and stakeholders. * Lead cross-functional projects and represent analytical on cross- functional project teams. * Advocate for excellence in analytical science with scientists throughout the company. * Assist with proper application of all relevant analytical techniques to project goals to assure optimal methodology is applied to obtain the best data as efficiently as possible Qualifications Requirements: What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table? * Ph.D. in Analytical or Organic Chemistry with 3 or more years of relevant work experience is preferred; MS or BS with 5-10 years relevant experience will be considered. * Prior experience applying multiple LC and GC techniques is required. * Prior experience with LC/MS and GC/MS is required. * Experience leading scientific professionals is preferred. * Fundamental understanding of separation science; theory, application and instrumentation required * Fundamental understanding of organic chemistry preferred. * Proficiency in utilizing scientific methodology to solve technical problems. * Ability to manage a broad scope of activities including but not limited to: conducting experiments, participating effectively in a team environment, assisting scientists from other disciplines with experimental design, and managing multiple stakeholders * Ability to effectively interact with customers, peers, plant personnel, R&D, scale-up personnel, and industrial experts. * Strong communication, troubleshooting, networking, and computer skills to extract, evaluate data, and make sound technical decisions. * Ability to communicate and document research results in reports, presentations and publications * Ability to translate complex data into clear objectives and establish practical action plans. Community We care about you and we care that you’re comfortable. While there’s no place like home, Corteva comes close. Benefits Let s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Cortev * Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave * Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more * Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment * And much, much more! Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today! Show moreShow less