Pesticide Metabolism Scientist
Jobs across Syngenta
 Greensboro, NC

About
Syngenta:

Syngenta
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, more than 25,000 people in
over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to conservation of natural
resources, enhancing biodiversity, and revitalizing rural communities.

About Us:

Through leading innovations,
we help farmers around the world meet the challenge of feeding a growing
population and taking care of our planet. We are currently seeking a Pesticide Metabolism Scientist for the Product
Safety Team in Greensboro.

About
this Job:



  • Serve as a key scientific contributor in areas of animal, plant and/or environmental metabolism to ensure the safety of new pipeline and existing crop protection products
  • Coordinate the delivery of global safety studies conducted externally with contract research partners
  • Responsible for ensuring that protocol design covers intended uses and appropriate Regulatory guidelines, understanding and communicating data and results to internal business partners, and producing high quality reports and submission documents
  • Address metabolism-related issues and provide guidance to support decision making for the advancement of pipeline products as part of regional and global teams across disciplines


Excellent opportunities to grow in the technical
leadership space, with expanding scientific depth, breadth and impact, as well
as people management
Qualifications:


  • Minimum of a B.S with emphasis in organicchemistry, natural products, pharmacology, environmental science, or relateddisciplines
  • Background knowledge of metabolism andtransformation of chemicals in plant, animal and/or environmental systems
  • Experience with and demonstrated ability towork effectively across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proven ability to investigate and resolve ormitigate technically challenging problems
  • Ability to work independently to managetimelines and deliver results, while being an effective team contributor andmentor
  • Excellent verbal and written communicationskills (English)
  • Aptitude with electronic word processing,spreadsheet and presentation systems, as well as comfort in using electronicsystems and databases
  • The successful applicant must be able todemonstrate that they are eligible to live and carry out the particular role inthe USA


Preferred
Requirements

  • Ph.D. or M.S. with emphasis in organicchemistry, natural products, pharmacology, environmental science, or relateddisciplines
  • Previous experience executing guideline studiesfor the registration of crop protection products
  • Direct laboratory experience with the isolationand identification of unknown chemistry products in biological and/orenvironmental matrices
  • Expertise in conducting animal/livestockmetabolism, plant metabolism and/or environmental fate studies
  • Experience in coordinating and directing workbeing conducted at external contract research organizations
  • Applied knowledge in Lean or other continuousimprovement methodologies
  • Experience working in a GLP environment


Employee may, as part of
his/her role and maybe through multifunctional teams, participate in the
creation and design of innovative solutions. In this context, employee may
contribute to inventions, designs, other work product, including know-how,
copyrights, software, innovations, solutions, and other intellectual assets.

What We Offer:


  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year



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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