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Senior Research Scientist - Metabolism and Toxicokinetics

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Job Title: Senior Research Scientist - Metabolism and Toxicokinetics
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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At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow whats 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.

We an opportunity to hire a Senior Research Scientist to support crop protection chemical metabolism and toxicokinetic studies within the Metabolism and Toxicokinetic group at the Haskell R&D Center located in Newark, Delaware. You will provide technical leadership and oversee the conduct and interpretation of discovery and regulatory toxicokinetic and metabolism studies in support of safety assessment of crop protection products.

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!
  • Design, conduct, interpret and report results for discovery (non-GLP) and regulatory (GLP) studies in toxicokinetics or ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion) to advance the crop protection chemical discovery and registration pipelines.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior scientific staff.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for the ADME sciences within the Global Human Health Sciences function on discovery and development project teams.
  • Communicate findings to business and scientific audiences, through both oral presentations and written technical reports and manuscripts.


What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?
  • Ph.D. in pharmacokinetics, toxicology or related area with at least three years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in in vitro and in vivo ADME studies.
  • Thorough knowledge and expertise in mammalian metabolism, clearance mechanisms, absorption and toxicokinetics/pharmacokinetics.
  • 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 to a variety of scientific and non-scientific audiences.
  • Experience in working in a GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) environment.
  • Experience working safely with radioactivity, including carbon-14.
  • Experience using commercial pharmacokinetic and PBPK modeling software (e.g. Phoenix WinNonlin, GastroPlus).

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: 08/02/20
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