Senior Research Associate
Corteva Agriscience
Palmas, Tocantins, Brazil
há 5 dias


Conduct soy and corn research / trials according to procedures established and adapt new procedures when necessary.

Plan new trials / research with research manager support.

Responsible for activities for soy and corn, such as planning, data taking, seed movement, and data quality validation and data analysis.

Maintain and improve daily operations to keep work efficient.

Supervise assigned projects.

Maintain research facilities and operations inside and outside CORTEVA location in complete accordance with CORTEVA safety standards.

Coordinate drought experiments, ensuring adequate irrigation and evaluation at the appropriate time.

Designate tasks, instruct and supervise part-time workers.

Plan the needs for temporary work hiring for soy harvest and safrinha corn planting and evaluation.

Help controlling operational expenses within budget.

Perform field evaluations, collecting data to support breeders for material selections.

Performs inventories.

Inserts and extracts data from the CORTEVA database system.

Interact with Supply for administrative and safety purposes.

Coordinate field evaluations and data analysis.


Minimum : M.Sc. in genetics, plant breeding, molecular biology, or related field.

Desirable : PhD. in genetics, plant breeding, molecular biology, or related field.

2 to 4 years of experience in plant breeding activities.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to delegate responsibilities.

Good leadership abilities.

Negotiation skills.

Advanced English skills.

Computer systems (including Windows applications).

Field experience in preparing, conducting experiments, and taking data.

Knowledge of genetics, plant breeding, statistics, and biotechnology.

Knowledge of statistical softwares (R, ASReml).

Ability to analyze phenotypic and genotypic data.

Travel availability.

Driver's License, category B.

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