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Synthetic Biology

Company: Corteva
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionWho are we, and what do we do?At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what's next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture ? leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind. Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Research Investigator in the Systems & Synthetic Biology group within Crop Protection Discovery and Development located in Indianapolis, IN. We are seeking a synthetic biologist to develop and execute metabolic engineering strategies with diverse microbial species that produce sustainable crop protection chemistry products and precursors. You will work closely with other molecular and microbial biologists, metabolomics experts, fermentation scientists, and engineers in a dynamic environment.
Responsibilities ? How will you help us grow?
Design and execute independent cloning projects that deploy modern molecular biology methods.
Collaborate with High Throughput Screening and Bioprocessing groups to design the evaluation of engineered strains.
Develop new techniques for engineering target microbes, e.g., Actinomyces.
Provide technical mentoring to associate scientists and technicians.
Deliver internal presentations and research reports.
QualificationsRequirements ? What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?
Ph. D. degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, or a related field.
5+ years of experience using molecular cloning methods.
Experience working with actinomycetes.
Understanding of secondary metabolite biosynthesis.
Ability to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative environment.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Postdoctoral experience (Preferred). Experience with fermentation platforms (Preferred). Experience using CRISPR techniques for genome editing and knock down analysis (Preferred).
Check out life at Corteva! Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today! #LI-CB1Benefits ? How We?ll Support You:Numerous development opportunities offered to build your skillsBe part of a company with a higher purpose and contribute to making the world a better placeHealth benefits for you and your family on your first day of employmentFour weeks of paid time off and two weeks of well-being pay per year, plus paid holidaysExcellent parental leave which includes a minimum of 16 weeks for mother and fatherFuture planning with our competitive retirement savings plan and tuition reimbursement programLearn more about our total rewards package here ?
Corteva BenefitsCheck out life at Corteva! you a good match? Apply today! We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.

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