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Research Associate, Multi Crop (Bachelors)

Company: Corteva
Location: Mankato
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


Grow what's next. Grow your future. We're looking for a responsible and highly motivated Research Associate to join our Plant Breeding Team in Mankato, MN. The Research Associate is an integral member of a multi-crop research center committed to the development and testing of new corn hybrids.

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

From our research facility in Mankato, Minnesota, serve as an active team member for a comprehensive product development, characterization, and commercialization program at the Mankato Minnesota Corn Research Center. Support all phases of planning, execution, data collection, and data quality of field and laboratory experiments.

This position will assist Research Scientists and other research staff in the management and organization of yield test and breeding activities in corn product development programs.

1. Assist in the execution of breeding and yield testing programs at the Mankato Research Center.

2. Maintain and improve the efficiency and safety of daily work place operations.

3. Manage team resources: employees, equipment, discretionary funds, etc.

4. Collect data and assess data quality.

5. The Research Associate will be expected to contribute to the joint success of all research groups at the Mankato Research Center.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in agriculture or scientific related field plus 2-4 years industry related experience required or Master's degree and up to 2 years industry related experience preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent communication/personal interaction skills to foster teamwork, enhance a positive work environment, and effectively develop strong internal and external working relationships with a diverse group of people
  • Strong experience and skills with computers and data management.
  • Strong aptitude to operate and maintain planting and harvest equipment including electronics, GPS systems and data collection systems.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, operational safety, supervision and time management.
  • Must be capable of lifting 60 pounds
  • Must be capable of working in varying ergonomic and environmental conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain FAA Remote Pilot license and commercial pesticide applicators license.

    We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.


    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, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Keywords: Corteva, Minneapolis , Research Associate, Multi Crop (Bachelors), Other , Mankato, Minnesota

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