Corteva Agriscience is looking for a responsible and highly motivated Senior Research Associate to join the Protein Analysis Mass Spectrometry Team! Protein Analysis Mass Spectrometry in Core Technologies is focused on utilizing mass spectrometry for high throughput target protein quantifications in transgenic plants.  This person may: perform high throughput sample extraction and protein digestion; perform advanced operation of LC-MS/MS instruments and other laboratory equipment; perform validation of new acquisition methods for LC-MS/MS; research and implement process improvements; and complete high throughput sample and data analyses with a focus on providing cost effect, quality results to our clients.

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

  • Analyze LC-MS/MS data using associated software
  • Perform sample analyses including high throughput sample extraction and protein digestions
  • Perform advanced operation, routine maintenance and troubleshooting for LC-MS/MS instruments and other laboratory equipment
  • Assist team with validation of LC-MS/MS methods
  • Design, perform, and evaluate process improvement experiments
  • Assist with routine client communication
  • Promote a safe and respectful working environment


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

  • Degree in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or related field plus corresponding minimum years of experience
    • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 5 years of experience
    • Master’s degree, minimum 2 years of experience
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented and attention to detail
  • Strong writing, speaking, organizational and computer skills are needed

The following are preferred:

  • Working experience with protein analysis/quantitation
  • Hands-on experience in operation and maintenance of a mass spectrometer instrument
  • Familiarity with LC-MS/MS data analysis, automation, and Sciex OS software


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™ 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.