DescriptionCorteva Agriscience, agriculture division of DowDupont is seeking to hire a Field Scientist in our Fresno, CA office.The Field Scientist (FS) will coordinate and lead the day to day field research operations for all Trait and Crop Protection Integrated Field Science (IFS) research projects at the Fresno Research Center. The FS will be expected to execute, coordinate and lead field experiments at Fresno Research Center, collect and manage data for the characterization and advancement of new chemistries in different crops. The FS will serve as the interface between the Commercial and the Field Science organizations by providing technical support of existing products. The FS will be a Commercial Unit (CU)-based collector and interpreter of the technical needs of users, influencers, channel partners and the local sales team regarding Corteva products. FS will be responsible and accountable for the design, implementation, interpretation, documentation and presentation of the research to address assigned biology key questions. FS will support product launches as part of a cross-functional team in the country or Commercial Unit.Key position responsibilities:Accountable for flawless field trial execution at Fresno Research Station: Understanding and writing of protocols, forecasting sample needs and organizing local shipments of test items. Accountable for exact planting, applications and evaluations as well reliable upload of data to pertinent data bases. Accountable for destruction of crop after trial completion according to local regulations.Organizes field tours upon request and selects appropriate trials to support decision making in a regional/global trial programContributes within the Biology Team to assist with the creation of the biology workplan.Networks with internal and external investigators assigned to the research to summarize all trial data and draw appropriate conclusions.Fully accountable for data management (including statistics) associated with the field and/or glasshouse trials through completion and archival of all relevant reports.Develops research proposals, including protocols with interpretive intent and resource needs, for assigned key questions per the documented process to ensure that local needs are incorporated as needed.Identifies key questions and coordinates research to elucidate line extensions and new business opportunities.Implements the latest methods for experimental design and interpretive analysis to address questions within the scope of the product characterization process.Assists technical leaders in strategy of local data generation for pipeline and existing products to ensure optimal technical value propositions for final products and cost-efficient trial plans.Measures and documents field performance understands resistance issues and identifies trends and issues relative to current and emerging competition in the assigned territory. Proposes technical positioning to the Portfolio Leadership Management Teams based on local needs and requirements in the assigned territory.Serves as R&D expert and technical focal point for specific products and crops in the assigned territory.Represents Corteva at relevant academic and government institutes in the assigned territory and documents emerging trends and technology related to agriculture.Serves as ad-hoc advisor to Marketing Teams, Program Mangers, Portfolio Marketing Leaders at local level.Responsible for presentations at data review meetings as well as reporting and archiving work on time. Assures that biology is incorporated into local product labels and all new uses proposed have supportive data to demonstrate safe biological use.Author any required biology regulatory packages for local regulatory process and address any biology issues that may arise during submission.Lead Biology evaluations for Regional Growth Initiatives.Provides input on the critical assessment and prioritization of technical needs and activities essential to the implementation of business strategy.Focal point for local country/CU and R&D functions pertaining to technical issues/queries related to the assigned products.If applicable: Responsible for generation of relevant Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) documents for the CU, together with CU / Country Registration Specialist(s) and according to local LPCT proposals and needs; responsible for GAP updates, if needed, and defense of them in front of Regulatory Team Leader(s).Provides support for successful product development at the Research Center, contributing as available to the Fresno Research Station team. The FS will contribute to Research Center activities and communicate with other team members to insure the success of all research programs at that center. Hire, orient and supervise employees, implementing and monitoring safe working practices.Core values – People, Safety, Productivity/Effectiveness. Actively lead/assist in developing job specific safety assessments. Actively assist/participate in Research center audits, training and stewardship activities. Embrace the goal of zero recordable motor vehicle incidents. Actively Lead/assist/participate in the goal of upgrading all testing locations across programs to achieve the highest quality, reliable data possible. Actively enhance cross functional productivity, communication and site specific standard operating protocols. QualificationsPhD in nematology, plant pathology and entomology or scientific fieldMinimum of 4-6 years industry related experience. 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