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Associate Investigator, DART


Newark, DE, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

Career Type:

Researcher/Research & Development

Job Type:

Full Time

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Who are we, and what do we do? At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the world’s food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first.

Corteva Agriscience is seeking an experienced Senior Lab Animal Technician/Associate Investigator for our Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology group at our Mammalian Toxicology Center located in Newark, Delaware. The successful candidate will work in an AAALAC-accredited facility as a lead technician for rodent in-life studies.  This individual will work with and under the guidance of colleagues in a team environment.  

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

  • Serve as primary technician on developmental and reproductive toxicology studies
  • Humane care to laboratory rodents; careful handling/restraint of animals 
  • Test substance administration by various routes (e.g. diet, gavage, intraperitoneal, subcutaneous, etc.)
  • Body Weight, Food Consumption, holding for eye exams, other measurements and collection of biological samples as needed
  • Blood (tail vein) and urine collection, clinical observations, and other in-life study functions
  • Data collection manually and electronically (experience with Provantis Integrated Preclinical Software a plus)
  • Collecting, recording, documenting, and reporting results with a high degree of accuracy and precision in a timely manner
  • Maintaining study data and related information in study files
  • Communicating effectively with Study Directors, peers, supervisors, and attending veterinarian 
  • Understanding and following all relevant protocols, SOPs, GLPs, and safety guidelines
  • Learning and refining new laboratory skills and techniques
  • Assisting other technicians and completing other tasks as assigned 


What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?  

  • B.S. degree in animal science, biology, or related science field with 0-2 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn other software/validated systems 
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Weekend, holiday, and/or extended hours work is required on a rotating schedule


  • Experience working in a GLP environment, preferably in industry or CRO

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! 

We care about you, and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.

Check out life at Corteva!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!


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Job Post Date: 07/31/22
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