Technical Expert 2
About SyngentaSyngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown.
We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.About this Job:As an environmental risk assessor, you will work within an interdisciplinary North America Environmental Safety team comprised of scientists with expertise enabling them to study and evaluate the safety of Syngenta agricultural technologies. For this position, an individual will lead and/or provide support for various facets of ecological risk assessment; including data generation/study monitoring, advanced data analysis/integration, and derivation/interpretation of risk assessment conclusions.
The position also requires active collaboration with other experts from the global Environmental Safety team as well as individuals from other regional and global Product Safety, Regulatory, and Business teams.
You will have opportunities to potentially publish/present research and/or represent Syngenta via professional organizations/workshops, industry-wide task forces, and interactions with regulatory authorities.
The position will allow possible opportunities for further professional development and/or career advancement for both technical and leadership pathways.
Valued Knowledge & Experience:
Experience conducting ecological risk assessments for aquatic and/or terrestrial species plant and/or animal species.
Demonstrated expertise relevant to understanding and/or characterizing exposure, effects, and risk; including environmental fate and transport, exposure, bioavailability, ecotoxicology ranging from mechanistic- to population-level, ecology/ecological modeling, and deterministic and/or probabilistic risk assessment.
A working knowledge of the FIFRA regulatory framework and U.S. EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention risk assessment paradigm and/or those frameworks and paradigms adopted/evolving in other regions globally.
An understanding or experience with Endangered Species Risk Assessments.
Strong critical-thinking, problem solving, and communications skills.
Ability to prioritize and adopt work responsibilities to meet demand while sustaining work-life balance.Skills:
Ph.D. in ecotoxicology, toxicology, ecology, chemistry, environmental science, risk assessment, statistics, or other relevant discipline.
Masters in similar field with an additional 5 years of employment conducting quantitative ecological risk assessments will also be considered.Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities: Travel- 10-15% Relocation support is available.
All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.________________________________________Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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