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Corteva Agriscience IMPACT Senior Research Associate in Orange City, Iowa


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.

The IMPACT Senior Research Associate will lead an area-level program that conducts pre-commercial hybrid corn and soybean varietal testing within a program known as IMPACT (Intensively Managed Product Advancement, Characterization and Training). The activities include employee training and assessments, regional program planning, oversight of equipment readiness, leading field location planting and harvest, data collection, data quality assessments, summarization of collected data, and support for product advancements. The information provided serves as a critical component of information needed for product advancement decisions and initial guidance for product positioning.


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

  • Plan implementation of a regional testing program in consultation with IMPACT Regional Lead.

  • Conduct a regional testing program adapting procedures as required by the IMPACT Regional Lead.

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

  • Manage team resources: employees, equipment, discretionary funds

  • Assess data quality and summarize product information for advancement and production positioning decisions.

  • Assist with overall management and station-based goals. The SRA will be expected to contribute to the joint success of all research groups at the Research Center.

  • May be trained to become a certified Corteva pilot for UAV data collection.



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.

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.

Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


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

Benefits :

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

  • Strike a better worklife 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