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Research Associate


Moorhead, MN, Midwest 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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Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Research Associate based in Moorhead, MN. The Research Associate position will serve as an integral team member of a comprehensive research station providing support for all station operations. You must have knowledge or experience about the agriculture industry and high aptitude for attention to detail.

Responsibilities - What You'll Do:

  • Support the Moorhead Research Center operations with multi crop seed filling and preparation, planting, data collection, inventory, and harvest. 

  • Operate planting, harvest and spray equipment as well as specialized remote sensing equipment. 

  • Agronomic knowledge of weed control and plot maintenance.

  • Support biotech trait agronomic and efficacy trials with an emphasis on seed treatment, biologicals, and crop protection trials.

  • Collect data and assess data quality.  Drone operation or drone data analysis.

  • Assist with experiment planning and mapping.

  • Assist with phytosanitary inspections.

  • Participate in seed treating needs for summer and winter nursery experiments.

  • Supervise short-term part-time employee crews to complete field activities according to protocols, accurately and efficiently.


Qualifications - What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or scientific related field plus 2-4 years industry related experience.

  • Knowledge of agronomy, crop production, plant development, and experimental field plot design.

  • Strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrate excellent communication/personal interaction skills to foster teamwork, enhance a positive work environment, and effectively develop strong internal and external working relationships with a diverse group of people.

  • Strong experience and skills with computers and data management.

  • Strong aptitude to operate planting and harvest equipment including electronics, GPS systems and data collection systems.

  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, operational safety, supervision, and time management.

  • Must be capable of working in varying ergonomic and environmental conditions for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to obtain appropriate pesticide applicator license/certification.

  • Ability to obtain part 107 sUAS (drone) remote pilot license.

Benefits - Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Enjoy competitive wages based on qualifications, education, and experience.

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits; new hires start with 4 weeks off each year. We also have excellent 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: 08/20/22
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