Research Associate, Wheat
Come join our team in the role of Research Associate! Some of the key responsibilities are:Execute daily tasks in the laboratory and occasionally support activities in the green house, including but not limited to:Prepare media.Receive and track material.Rescue wheat embryos.Cultivate geminated embryos.Keep track of process execution.Support DH discovery efforts for wheat and other crops. Identify best timing for day-to-day activities and best use of resource to keep DH delivery under schedule.Identify and propose process improvement opportunities. Qualifications:Bachelors degree in agriculture or scientific related field with up to 2 years of industry related experience, or Associates degree with 2-4 years hands on experience on DH process for wheat or other crop. Experience with planting and cultivation in CE environment. Experience on embryo rescue and ability to work in a sterile tissue culture environment. Problem identification and solving skills. Ability to spot deviations from standard protocols and initiate corrective actions in close interface with peers and supervisors. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with Excel or other data analysis and tracking software. May be required to do physical lifting and work in varying ergonomic environments.DuPont Pioneer (www.pioneer.com/careers) headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the worldâ??s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. DuPont Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Successâ?¢.Apply for this job.