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Corteva Agriscience Analytical Chemist in Indianapolis, Indiana


Who 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 and challenging opportunity in the Product Chemistry Team within Analytical Sciences, Product and Process Technologies. The GLP Study Director will lead and perform analytical product chemistry studies that enable registration of new and existing active ingredients and agricultural products. This position is located in Indianapolis, IN .


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

  • Perform GLP laboratory product chemistry studies including certifications, physical chemical property testing, storage stability, physical property testing, method validations and batch analysis for Active Ingredients and Formulated Crop Protection Products.

  • Act as the GLP Study Director to plan, write protocols and carry out analytical studies, write final report, and participate in the Quality Assurance Audit program.

  • Initiate, coordinate, and document studies required for registration and re-registration of end use products and active ingredients.

  • Partner with Product Chemistry Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Analytical R&D SMEs to lead projects through the GLP implementation phase of the product development and launch timelines.

  • Mentor team members on analytical techniques and technologies.

  • Work as part of a team to troubleshoot technical issues that may arise.

  • Evaluate and implement technologies, workflows, and/or instrumentation to increase efficiency and quality.

  • Partner with other Corteva research organizations from multiple disciplines (Manufacturing, R&D, Regulatory, and Supply Chain) to communicate project progress and timelines.



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

  • Ph.D or BS/MS with 3-5 years of experience in Chemistry, Biology, related science required.

  • Prior experience applying multiple LC and GC techniques is required.

  • Prior experience with LC/MS and GC/MS is required.

  • Knowledge of GLP study conduct and document management requirement.

  • Relevant experience may also include IC, SCF, SPE, ICP, physical chemical or product performance testing in a regulated environment.

  • Experience with mass spectrometry for structural identification is highly preferred.

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, and customer focused environment.

  • Demonstrates flexibility to accommodate urgent projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to effectively interact with a diverse group of customers, peers, plant personnel, R&D, regulatory, and industrial experts.

  • Demonstration of the value of environmental health and safety.


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!

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. 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. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit: Accessibility Page for Contact Information For US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here