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Associate Research Investigator


Newark, DE, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA



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Industry Type:

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 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 seeking to hire a Associate Research Investigator at our Newark, DE. 

The Associate Research Investigator will develop and apply various modern analytical techniques to support toxicity testing for agricultural products, intermediates, metabolites, and impurities, under the supervision of a Principal Investigator.

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

  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of toxicity testing study samples (dose and diet, in vitro, animal matrices), including sample extraction and purification to meet project quality and timing needs.
  • Operate, maintain and be technically competent in various types of analytical instrumentation (e.g. LC/UV/radiochemical detector, LC-MS/MS, liquid scintillation counting, fraction collection, etc.) including calibration and systems qualification in order to provide accurate and reliable data.
  • Develop chromatographic methods to separate, identify, and quantify actives and metabolites in toxicity testing samples and utilize them for the GLP studies and reports.
  • Perform and document work under GLP and other appropriate regulatory guidelines.
  • Custodial duties for laboratories and various analytical equipment.


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

  • B.S. degree in chemistry or related field with at least 5-year experiences in a GLP laboratory.
  • Experience with method development and analysis using chromatography (HPLC, UHPLC) with DAD and modern mass spectrometric (LC/MS, LC-MS/MS) techniques.
  • Highly organized, with attention to detail and ability to work independently or with minimal supervision in several projects; good interpersonal skills, demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills; familiarity with (or ability to rapidly learn) computers and software packages from various instrument manufacturers.

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? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. 
Start by applying to this opportunity today!


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Job Post Date: 07/27/22
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