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Senior Research Associate

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Corteva Agriscience

Location :
Johnston, Iowa

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Wed, 16 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $46,000 – $61,000 a year3 hours ago Benefits – Health insurance – Parental leave – Tuition reimbursement – Retirement plan Qualifications – Writing skills – Computer skills – Spectrometer – Master’s degree Full Job Description 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. Corteva Agriscience is looking for a responsible and highly motivated Senior Research Associate to join the Protein Analysis Mass Spectrometry Team! Protein Analysis Mass Spectrometry in Applied Science & Technology (AST) is focused on utilizing mass spectrometry for high throughput target protein quantifications in transgenic plants. This person will: perform routine maintenance and trouble-shooting for LC-MS/MS instruments and other laboratory equipment; validation of new acquisition methods for LC-MS/MS; research and implement process improvements; and complete high throughput sample and data analyses with a focus on providing cost effect, quality results to our clients. For a short-term, this position will also work in the COVID-19 testing laboratory performing PCR based testing. Responsibilities: How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you! Perform advanced operation, routine maintenance and troubleshooting for LC-MS/MS instruments and other laboratory equipment. Perform sample analyses including high throughput sample extraction and protein digestions Analyze LC-MS/MS data using associated software. Assist team with validation of LC-MS/MS methods. Design, perform, and evaluate process improvement experiments. Assist with routine client communication. Promotion of a safe working environment. Qualifications Requirements: What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table? Master’s degree in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or related field with minimum of 2 years of working experience or equivalent amounts of relevant education and experience. Hands-on experience in operating and maintenance of a mass spectrometer instrument is essential. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Self-motivated, goal-oriented and attention to detail. Strong writing, speaking, organizational and computer skills are needed. Working experience with protein analysis/quantitation is beneficial. Familiarity with LC-MS/MS data analysis, automation and AB Sciex MS software is preferred. 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 Corteva! – 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 bying to this opportunity today! Show full job description Apply Now