Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a Research Associate Investigator – Analytical Enablement Team, based in Indianapolis, IN.

Who are we, and what do we do?
At Corteva Agriscience, we grow progress by putting farmers and consumers at the heart of agriculture, to help reshape the industry for the 21st century. We believe that the future of farming depends on aligning the food chain from end to end, so that we can work together to build agriculture into an industry that is more financially secure, sustainable, innovative and responsive. We are helping to shape an industry better able to understand and react to global market demands, that can effectively harness science, technology and innovation to optimize productivity, and which has the know-how and resources to help chart its own long-term success in the face of challenge and change.

This is both an exciting and challenging opportunity within the Analytical Enablement Team within Actives and Product Technology R&D for an Associate Investigator. The candidate will perform analytical product chemistry studies that enable registration of new and existing active ingredients and agricultural products.


  • Perform analytical 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.
  • Ensure that all data are being generated and documented in a manner consistent with SOPs, best practices, and the study plan.
  • Support daily operations of the analytical laboratories by maintaining the instrumentation
  • Work closely with the GLP Study Directors or SME’s to efficiently perform experiments and communicate results to stakeholders according to required timelines.
  • Work closely with Product Chemistry Project Managers and Analytical R&D method development team to ensure the success of projects through the implementation phase of the product development and launch timelines.


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

The following are required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related field or an Associates Degree with equivalent field experience
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

The following are preferred:

  • Two years relevant work experience with analytical chemistry techniques
  • 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 stakeholders and peer.
  • Demonstration of the value of environmental health and safety.

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? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. 

Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. 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. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated.