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R&D Scientist – Weed Scientist (18027458) with Syngenta in Vero Beach

Type of position Industry role
Employer Syngenta
Description of Employer Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
Location Vero Beach
Salary 80k
Closing date of competition 5/24/2021
Date position available 5/24/2021
Description of duties About Syngenta:

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

Role Purpose:

Part of a highly motivated research team at the Vero Beach Research Center, this role serves to design, initiate, and conduct quality greenhouse, lab, growth chamber, and field trials with a main focus of promoting new active ingredients or supporting current products to support the NA weed control program. This role will provide technical support for registered products backing Sales and Marketing efforts and will also support the Global Herbicide Research Team through open communication and collaboration. Successful candidates must lead projects as field project coordinator (FPC) and communicate results to guide both project development and sales efforts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and coordinate high quality trials, contributing to the biological profiling and label development of herbicides, GMO traits, and adjacent technology
  • Contribute to or lead project planning and defining experimental objectives; ensuring trial implementation; generating or acquiring data and information
  • Summarize trial data and provide recommendations, identify development opportunities for product label expansion or further research
  • Work with team members, Technical Product Leads and other stakeholders on trial design and implementation
  • Provide technical support and training; coordinate demonstration trials for training/education for internal and external persons, participate in various site tours for internal and external groups
  • Provide technical data and information from lab, greenhouse, and field trials in support of special local, state, regional, and national labeling actions
Qualifications sought

Education & Experience:

  • Ph.D. degree, or M.S. degree with commensurate experience (a minimum of 5 years) in weed science
  • Position requires substantial crop protection greenhouse and lab research experience, with a preferred focus in weed resistance management.
  • Applied field research experience is also preferred.
  • Experience conducting weed control trials to evaluate herbicides with respect to efficacy, crop tolerance, soil behavior, row crop agronomy, and other related experimental techniques. Weed Resistance dose response and basic molecular assay work experience is critical.
  • Experience with HPPD, WSSA group 15, and auxin herbicides including herbicide environmental fate is important to this role.

What We Offer:

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Primary Location: USA-Florida-Vero Beach 

Job: R&D – Development 

Organization: R&D – Development 

Permanent

Application procedure  
Submit what Resume via website
Submit to https://syngenta.taleo.net/careersection/sta_int_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=18027458&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Additional Information Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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