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Senior Molecular Toxicologist

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Job Title: Senior Molecular Toxicologist
Location: Newark, DE, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Are you an experienced Scientist ready to grow your career and take on a new challenge? If so, we need you for our Senior Molecular Toxicologist position within our Genetic and Molecular Toxicology (GMT) group. 

As a Molecular Toxicologist at Corteva, you will be part of a growing, multidisciplinary team that is responsible for safety evaluation of new and existing crop protection products. This role is located at the Haskell R&D Laboratory in Newark, Delaware. 

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

As a member of the GMT group, you will have responsibilities for the design and oversee the conduct and interpretation of GLP toxicology and non-GLP investigative studies for active substances and end-use products in support of regulatory submissions. Numerous opportunities exist for scientific growth within this role including leading the development of new methods, innovative and alternative toxicity testing approaches and communicating data to a wide variety of audiences. You will have the responsibility to lead internal and external collaborations to address current and emerging regulatory testing requirements and mode of action studies to assess human relevance of toxicological effects. In this role, youll also act as a close liaison with regulatory colleagues and technical experts across a wide range of disciplines within the company. It is an exciting time to join this team as we are expanding and growing.


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

  • PhD in toxicology or related field of study paired with 5+ years of related industry or CRO experience.
  • Strong scientific background and critical thinking skills coupled with strong publication history.
  • Experience in the fields of molecular biology, in vitro and pharmacological models.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership abilities to manage and coordinate multiple projects and chemistries in a timely and effective manner.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills that allow dissemination of complex technical issues in a clear, concise manner.
  • Experience with preparing and reviewing technical documents including lab standard operating procedures and study protocols and reports.
  • Design non-GLP and GLP toxicology studies for discovery screens and regulatory submissions.
  • Work independently and with colleagues from cross-functional disciplines.
  • Keen interest in working in a dynamic, exciting industry and applying scientific information for protection of human health.
  • Experience working in a GLP environment, preferably in industry or CRO.
  • Basic understanding of statistics.

Lets 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? Start by applying to this opportunity today! 
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Job Post Date: 05/21/20
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