Postdoctoral - TKTD Modeling

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Job Title: Postdoctoral - TKTD Modeling
Location: Indianapolis, IN, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity with the Regulatory and Stewardship R&D group located in Indianapolis, IN. This One Year Post-Doctoral Research Position is focused on TKTD Modeling the Effects of Herbicides on Aquatic Vascular Plant Populations.

Primary Responsibilities (How will you help us grow and what you will do:)

The Post-Doc will model the effects of herbicides on aquatic vascular plant populations.  The successful candidate will have already available to them  programming skills (e.g. R, Python, etc) needed to adapt existing or build new models.  A variety of modeling and statistical approaches may be used. However, the models must be able to be modified or written to incorporate herbicide effects, primarily herbicide-mediated effects on the aquatic vascular plant Myriophyllum spp.  The work products (models) should be able to be validated following internationally accepted principles.


Recent (< 1-5 yrs post doctoral) PhD in relevant areas of ecological modeling e.g. toxicokinetic/dynamic, population, community and/or landscape modeling.  
The ideal candidate exhibits the qualities of an independent and self-motivated contributor that delivers results on time and with limited oversight, including:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with ability to explain complex technical issues in a clear, concise manner to scientific and non-scientific audiences
  • Able to operate independently
  • Self-motivated 
  • Innovative
  • Results oriented
  • High level of English Proficiency

Work/Visa Sponsorship not offered for this role

This is a One Year position with the possibility to extend to a regular employee position with demonstrated, exemplary performance.

The position is onsite at our Indianapolis Global Business Center.

Let’s look 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 more! 

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


Our Campus:
Our Indianapolis, Indiana campus is home to more than 1,000 employees whose mission is simple – To enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.. While our employees are busy working to solve world hunger and ensure environmental sustainability, we’re taking care of them by offering convenience and comfort during the workday with an onsite fitness center coffee shop and deli.. Need some fresh air during your work day? Take advantage of our beautiful tree-lined walking trails or relax by the pond. We also offer countless opportunities to connect with your colleagues through community volunteerism, community gardening and beekeeping, Indy Corporate Challenge sports teams, and festive holiday events. Did we mention you’ll be working in state-of-the art buildings with the latest technology and colleagues from all over the world? Join us inprotecting and preserving the source of our food and helping our agricultural communities thrive, while we make you feel at home while you’re at work.

Our Community: 
If you’re looking to move to a big city with a small-town feel then Indianapolis, Indiana is the place for you. This dynamic, multifaceted city has a robust sports scene, urban nightlife, and top-tier entertainment. Indianapolis is quickly making its name as one of the best sustainable food and agriculture scenes in the country. Located in the heart of the Midwest, Indianapolis is a welcoming city ripe with culture and a thriving economy.

Indianapolis is Indiana’s capital with more than two million residents in the greater metropolitan area. It’s the economic and cultural center of Indiana and offers something for everyone. There’s plenty to do, see, learn and experience in Indianapolis.

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: 04/02/22
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