Scientist, Molecular Event Analysis

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $66,000 – $90,000 a year4 hours ago Benefits – Health insurance – Vision insurance – Dental insurance – 401(k) – Parental leave Qualifications – Analysis skills – Presentation skills – Microsoft Excel – Laboratory experience – Genetics – Bachelor’s degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description About Syngenta Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture. About Us Through leading innovations, we help farmers around the world meet the challenge of feeding a growing population and taking care of our planet. We are currently seeking a Scientist, Molecular Event Analysis for the Research and Development Team in Durham, NC. Accountabilities Function as a key member of molecular event characterization team to ensure high throughput operation and timely delivery of high-quality analysis data to support event generation efforts required to deliver business objectives defined by a project or supervisor Bring in new ideas and innovative solutions to improve function capability and efficiency, and effectively evaluate, implement, and drive results Provide scientific expertise required to design and deliver studies defined by project or supervisor Actively contribute to development, improvement and implementation of methodologies, protocols and process to expand molecular analysis and characterization capability and increase molecular analysis and characterization throughput Actively contribute to development, improvement and implementation of tools and lab information management systems for processing and management of event molecular analysis data Responsible for evaluating and implementing changes to established protocols or systems Follow existing processes, procedures and systems to independently design and execute experiments Deliver results in fast changing business environments Communicate progress and results with team members and projects in a timely fashion Perform all activities in accordance with the Syngenta Health, Safety, and Environmental Policy Follow quality management system instructions and maintain accurate experimental records according to company policy with outstanding attention to detail Qualifications BS degree with minimum 3 years of experience in a laboratory setting, or MS degree in molecular biology, genetics, plant biology, biotechnology Knowledge of high throughput molecular analysis platforms, molecular techniques, lab information management, plant development, physiology, genetics, breeding and biotechnology. Demonstrated experience in molecular biology, genetics, plant biology, or related biotechnology field Experience in high throughput laboratory environment Experience in analysis data handling, troubleshooting, and lab information with demonstrated attention to details Excellent analytical and communication skills in interpreting and presenting study results and analysis data Demonstrated problem-solving ability ining molecular analysis Demonstrated experience in working effectively as a member of a dynamic technical team. Flexibility in handling new job assignments and achieving results in a rapidly changing work environment. Proficiency in use of standard Microsoft Office software (e.g., Excel and PowerPoint) Ability and motivation to learn new technologies Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to daily work Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship What We Offer: Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ( Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) ( Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) ( LinkedIn Hashtag: #LI-DC1 Primary Location: USA-North Carolina-Durham Job: R & D – Research Show full job description Apply Now