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 Bioanalytical Scientist in the Microbial Screening & Analytical group is responsible for providing analytical support to a diverse set of stakeholders in Biologicals & Natural Products and Bioprocess Science & Technology. The primary focus of this lab-based role will be to deploy automated liquid handlers for sample preparation and analytical methods using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry techniques to analyze fermentation samples or related materials.

Responsibilities – What You’ll Do: 

  • Support project scientists in a cross-disciplinary environment to apply various analytical techniques to fermentation broths, cell extracts and other biological matrices
  • Execute and improve established methods with modern separation techniques for speed, resolution, accuracy, and precision
  • Perform and optimize sample preparation using automated liquid handlers
  • Independently work on multiple projects in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Maintain a high level of communication and focus on understanding stakeholder needs and delivering results


Qualifications – What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in at least one following: Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related scientific discipline
  • Works effectively in a collaborative environment with other scientists to achieve research goals
  • Possesses excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Highly motivated, possess strong initiative and drive, and eager learner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years post-Bachelor’s degree academic or industrial experience
  • Applied understanding of modern separation and characterization techniques using high-pressure liquid chromatography or gas chromatography
  • Industrial experience with automated liquid handlers

We care about you and we care that you’re comfortable. While there’s no place like home, Corteva comes close. Our Indianapolis, Indiana campus is home to more than 1,000 employees whose mission is simple – to feed the world. While our employees are busy working to solve world hunger and ensure environmental sustainability, we’re taking care of them by offering convenience and comfort during the workday with an on-site fitness center, coffee shop, credit union and top-notch cafeteria touting a grill, wok, deli, fresh salad bar, and a variety of ethnic and healthy menu options. Need some fresh air during your work day? Take advantage of our beautiful tree-lined walking trails or relax by the pond. We also offer countless opportunities to connect with your colleagues through community volunteerism, sports teams and parties, and festive holiday events. Join a volleyball or ping pong league or take part in supporting the Indianapolis Colts during Blue Fridays! Did we mention you’ll be working in state-of-the art buildings with the latest technology and colleagues from all over the world? Join us in bringing food into homes around the world, while we make you feel at home while you’re at work.

If you’re looking to move to a big city with a small-town feel then Indianapolis, Indiana is the place for you. This dynamic, multifaceted city has a robust sports scene, urban nightlife, and top-tier entertainment. Indianapolis is quickly making its name as one of the best sustainable food and agriculture scenes in the country. Located in the heart of the Midwest, Indianapolis is a welcoming city ripe with culture and a thriving economy.

Indianapolis is Indiana’s capital with more than two million residents in the greater metropolitan area. It’s the economic and cultural center of Indiana and offers something for everyone. There’s plenty to do, see, learn and experience in Indianapolis.

Benefits – 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!