Senior Research Scientist – #01E27
Monsanto is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Fate and Metabolism Team of the Regulatory Environmental Sciences Team to support global regulatory approvals and product stewardship efforts for a global crop protection portfolio. This role will be responsible for studies that determine the metabolic fate and environmental fate and behavior of crop protection chemicals in soil, water, plants, and animals to support the registration of new products, expand the registered uses of current products, maintain existing registrations, and support the use of these products globally. Twenty years from now, the earth???s population will need 55% more food than it can produce now. Today, Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the freedom to make real decisions. Monsanto is an Employer of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Make an impact by joining the team that is working to solve one of mankind???s greatest challenges. Responsibilities include: ??? Conduct/manage major regulatory studies such as plant metabolism, soil metabolism (aerobic and anaerobic), animal metabolism (livestock and rat), and various other regulatory studies ??? Provide technical resources and expertise to groups within Monsanto including global teams that manage regulatory and product stewardship needs for crop protection and biotechnology products ??? Manage studies to support global product development and stewardship programs that may involve the isolation and purification of radiolabeled trace metabolites from biological matrices in order to quantify, characterize and identify pesticide metabolites and environmental degradates ??? Provide technical support for global stewardship and sustainability initiatives ??? Participate in various industry task forces and work groups, and interact with the scientific community through attendance at meetings and conferences and publication in peer-reviewed scientific literature Qualifications:Required Education and Skills/Experience: ??? Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry,Biochemistry, or closely related field ??? Strong compound isolation and structural elucidation skills ??? Experience with analytical techniquesincluding LC/MS and NMR??? Outstanding oral and written communicationand interpersonal skillsDesired Education and Skills/Experience: ??? Previous experience in the crop protection/agriculture industry ??? Broad range of experience and knowledge inbiochemical pathways, metabolic transformation and/or environmental degradation??? Organic synthesis ??? Experience handling radiolabeled materials??? Working knowledge of worldwide regulatory processes and guidelines for cropprotection chemicals ??? Experience working under EPA and/or OECD Good Laboratory Practicesregulations ??? Ability to work effectively within a dynamic, cross-functional, multidisciplinaryorganization ??? Track record of providing innovative solutionsApply for this job.