Seed Treatment Discovery Leader
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™has an exciting opportunity for Research & Development Leader in Discovery at our Indianapolis research facility. The incumbent will lead our Seed Treatment Discovery Program with additional responsibilities focused on External Collaborations, Technology Exploration & Acquisition, and Leadership of research employees. Core Responsibilities: Identify and drive development of new Discovery capabilities that provide competitive advantage in Seed Treatment and Biologics inventionProvide Seed Treatment Biology team members with direction and support to achieve Discovery goals while developing their skills and careersUse an entrepreneurial mindset for identification of new technologies directed at Seed Treatment & Biologics that will create both value and a competitive advantage for CortevaWork collaboratively with Discovery Leadership Team in the development of both short and long-term strategiesPartners with Discovery functional leaders in the identification & deployment of technologies that improve current work processes Builds a strong relationship with Corteva Commercial Leaders to align Seed Treatment product goals to customer/market opportunities Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in a Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry discipline is required 10+ years of Professional Experience leading scientific teams & projects is required.Demonstrated scientific innovation is essential. Demonstrated ability to acquire and integrate new technologies into work stream processesExperience and working knowledge of Biologics including technology providers & competitive landscapeStrong collaboration skills across multiple disciplines & functions both internally and externally focusedDemonstrated ability to orchestrate complex testing agreements with 3rd partiesExcellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come. We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system. Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is intended to become an independent, publicly traded company when the previously announced spinoff is complete by June 2019. The division combines the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences. Corteva Agriscience™ provides growers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry — including some of the most recognized brands in agriculture: Pioneer®, Encirca®, the newly launched Brevant™ Seeds, as well as award-winning Crop Protection products — while bringing new products to market through our solid pipeline of active chemistry and technologies. More information can be found at www.corteva.com. Follow Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.Apply for this job.