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Job Title: Residue Scientist
Location: Milton, United Kingdom
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Corteva Agriscience, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Were hiring for a Residue Scientist.
Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture.

Corteva AgriScienceTM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Residue Scientist within Crop Protection Regulatory Sciences R&D. The Residue Scientist will provide crop and animal Residue Chemistry expertise to global regulatory teams for the development and implementation of regulatory strategy for crop protection active substances and related products.

You Will Be Part of a Growing Team

Accountable for providing Residue Chemistry expertise to Global Regulatory teams for development and implementation of the regulatory strategy for crop protection active substances and related products.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serves as Technical Expert, and a Subject Matter Expert for active substances and related products within Residue discipline
  • Develops multi-year Residue testing program in alignment with Regulatory requirements across the globe
  • Participates in developing and maintaining global regulatory strategy for active substances for Residue Chemistry
  • Accountable for study design, ensuring that studies meet regulatory guidelines and requirements
  • Determines test and reference substance requirements for conduct of testing program and communicates to stakeholders
  • Interprets study results for MRL/IT assessments, Risk Assessments and higher tier Residue Studies
  • Coordinates Residue Testing program across Study Monitors and Study Directors for successful generation of Residue data and information
  • Critically reviews study protocols, interim results, final reports and study summaries, ensuring alignment with regulatory guidelines and strategies
  • Ensures Residue strategy is aligned with related technical discipline strategies within technical teams
  • Responsible for dossier preparation for active substance registrations and renewals, formulated product submissions, MRL/IT submissions for Residue discipline
  • Responsible for post dossier submission responses to questions raised by regulators
  • Communicates information to relevant stakeholders, including other project Subject Matter Experts, other technical groups in Regulatory Sciences, functional groups and leaders, and project regulatory leader
  • Develops thorough knowledge and understanding on Residue data generated for previously registered active substances and formulated products, and interprets results and implications for renewal assessments
  • Understands current and future areas of concern, identifies test/data gaps with evolving regulations, and develops strategy for addressing
  • Maintain knowledge of literature and regulatory developments in Residue discipline
  • Leads or contributes to advocacy efforts with regulatory agencies, decision makers and policy influencers
  • Identifies and raises potential adverse effects and progress these in line with company policy and regional or country legal requirements
Milton Park, Oxfordshire, UK


To Grow What Matters, You Will Need
  • Proven familiarity & track record in Crop Protection Residue Chemistry technical area
  • Experienced in Residue Chemistry strategy development and Residue data generation for new active submissions and renewals
  • Experienced in design, conduct, reporting and interpretation of Magnitude of Residue studies in Crops and Animals
  • Ability to independently design experiments, interpret complex technical data, provide recommendations and implications
  • Proven Project Management skills, Communication skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills with ability to influence networks
  • BS or MS or higher with 2-3 years or more of experience (PhD preferred)
  • Knowledge of Food Chain is a plus
Who Are We Looking For?
  • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team.
  • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the worlds growing need for food.
  • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment.
  • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader.

Growing What Matters Starts With You What Can We Offer To Help You Grow?
  • Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences.
  • Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience.
  • Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered.
  • Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives. 
  • Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
  • Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary.
  • Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility.
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Job Post Date: 04/30/20
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