Global Regulatory Ecotoxicologist


Date: 1 week ago
City: Indianapolis, IN
Contract type: Full time


We're hiring an Global Regulatory Ecotoxicologist within the Research & Development (R&D) department of Corteva Agriscience.

The successful applicant will represent the Ecotoxicology Team on multidisciplinary regulatory teams responsible for development, registration or re-registration of new and existing crop protection products. Opportunities exist for scientific growth within this role including working on cross-active ingredient projects, innovative/ higher-tier testing approaches and communicating data to a wide variety of audiences. The position will involve close liaison with registration colleagues and technical experts across a wide range of disciplines within Corteva, industry associations, and national or international regulatory authorities.

How will you help us grow?

The successful candidate will serve as a global ecotoxicologist in the development of crop protection products; this includes:

  • Planning ecotoxicology test programs and providing oversight for outsourced (contract) work or quality testing.

  • Providing environmental risk assessments in accordance with regulatory expectations.

  • Providing reports and presentations for regulatory agencies and interfacing with regulatory agencies.

  • Contributing as a member of multiple product teams operating in a collaborative, team environment.

  • Effectively utilizing organizational networking to influence decision making.

The successful candidate will also contribute to external science, including publications and science-related arenas related to ecotoxicology, and leverage that influence to benefit the company by:

  • Keeping current with developments in ecotoxicology and risk assessment, and providing technical expertise and support to regulatory science, registration and business teams.

  • Representing ecotoxicology and/or regulatory sciences externally at meetings and conferences.

  • Regularly communicating with management of the impact of current and pending regulations/guidance and how they may affect the company.

Travel approximately 10 percent of the time – domestic and international.

The strong preference is for the successful candidate to be office-based (flexible working arrangements will apply) at a Corteva site location, preferably in Indianapolis. However, suitable candidates who do not meet these criteria will not necessarily be excluded from consideration.


Requirements:What expertise have you grown?

  • PhD in Environmental Toxicology, Ecology, Entomology, Zoology, or other ecotoxicology-related science preferably with some work experience in ecotoxicology serving the agrochemical industry.

  • Strong scientific background and critical thinking skills coupled with application of scientific principlesDemonstrated teamwork and project management abilities

  • Ability to apply knowledge and experience to address issues in a timely and effective manner

  • Strong written and oral communication skills to deliver technical information to scientific and non-scientific audiences

  • High level of English Proficiency.

Let's 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!


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