Research Toxicologist

at Corteva Agriscience in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Corteva Agriscience is seeking an experienced Research Toxicologist to support toxicology studies within the General Toxicology group at the Haskell R&D Center located in Newark, Delaware. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership and oversee the conduct and interpretation of discovery and regulatory studies in support of safety assessment of crop protection products. This role can accommodate a flexible work arrangement where you may work multiple days a week from home.


How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

+ Serve as a Study Director or Study Monitor for acute, sub-chronic, chronic and mode of action in vivo mammalian toxicology studies.

+ Design, conduct, interpret and report results for discovery and regulatory studies in mammalian toxicology to advance the crop protection chemical discovery and registration pipelines.

+ Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior scientific staff.

+ Provide subject matter expertise in mammalian toxicology within the Global Human Health Sciences function on discovery and development project teams.

+ Communicate findings to business and scientific audiences, through both oral presentations and written technical reports and manuscripts.



What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

+ Ph.D. in toxicology, or related area with at least two years of relevant experience. Or, MS degree with minimum 5 years relevant experience or BS degree with minimum 10 years relevant experience.

+ Demonstrated experience and expertise in mammalian toxicology studies.

+ Demonstrated teamwork and leadership abilities to manage and coordinate multiple projects and chemistries in a timely and effective manner.

+ Strong written and oral communication skills that allow dissemination of complex technical issues in a clear, concise manner to a variety of scientific and non-scientific audiences.


+ Experience as a study director working in a GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) environment, preferably in industry or CRO.

+ Experience with OECD and EPA toxicity testing guidelines.


Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

- Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave

- Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more

- Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment

- And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives…? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. Start applying to this opportunity today.


Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:
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Job Posting: JC199769259

Posted On: Dec 12, 2021

Updated On: Jun 26, 2022