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 is seeking to hire a Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist at our facility in Newark, DE. This role can accommodate a flexible work arrangement where you may work multiple days a week from home.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide technical and strategic leadership, especially in the field of toxicologic pathology for the testing, consulting, and research offered by the Laboratory. Toxicologic pathology includes the fields of clinical and anatomic pathology.
  • To assess the biological consequences of exposure to xenobiotics, particularly in the context of morphologic and/or clinical pathology changes and the underlying pathogenesis of those changes.
  • To demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of contemporary scientific and regulatory issues in toxicology and toxicologic pathology, and to anticipate and implement necessary research and testing protocols/methodologies to meet business needs.
  • To interact with laboratory and business personnel in a business-effective manner.
  • To set tactical goals for the technical competency that are consistent with overall Laboratory and Corporate goals.
  • To oversee operations to ensure that the products of the work group meet cost, quality, and timeliness.

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

  • Function independently as study anatomic pathologist/clinical pathologist on a broad spectrum of toxicology study types; includes interpretation and reporting of anatomic pathology and/or clinical pathology results from regulatory and research experimentation.
  • Have mastery of the application of Good Laboratory Practices to toxicology studies.
  • Design, recommend, and oversee research programs that go beyond the scope of regulatory requirements to answer toxicology problems through creative scientific research.
  • Communicate findings through oral and written presentation in a manner that is effective for both business and scientific audiences.
  • Make recommendations for and implement methods development projects in area of expertise to ensure that technical procedures used for testing and research are current and valid.
  • Potentially serve as a toxicology coordinator for one or more SMEs and represent the Corporation on external industry and professional association committees.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities that set a high standard for interpersonal interactions, organizational skills, initiative, team spirit, conflict resolution, decision making and work ethic.
  • Act as a mentor and trainer of junior scientists. May also have direct supervisory responsibility for technical staff and/or postdoctoral fellows.



Requirements and Preferences:
What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • Doctorate degree in veterinary medicine and specialty training in veterinary anatomic pathology as indicated by board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills as demonstrated through presentations, reports, and publications in the scientific literature.
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills by translating working knowledge of pathology and toxicology into specific business-effective strategies, advice and decisions regarding human and environmental health risk.
  • Maintain a recognized (inside and outside of Corteva) expertise in general toxicologic pathology and one or more of its subdisciplines; establish and maintain relationships internationally with scientists in industry, government and academia.
  • Have a broad knowledge of the field of toxicology that will allow for integration of information from diverse disciplines in developing research and testing strategies.
  • Respond with flexibility to meet competing business commitments in a way that is both timely and of superior scientific quality.
  • Contribute to the design and conduct of programs that address competency objectives and/or impact the discipline of toxicologic pathology.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to business units on human health and environmental toxicology issues; act as a resource to the Corporation in areas of safety, health and environment.
  • Carry out responsibilities in a manner that is exemplary of Corporate and Laboratory goals for safety, health and the environment.
  • Provide recommendations to and work with supervision to establish group/competency goals and objectives to meet business strategies/tactics that are aligned with the mission of Haskell R&D Center.
  • Mentor and train junior scientists.



Benefits – How We’ll Support You:

  • Numerous development opportunities offered to build your skills
  • Be part of a company with a higher purpose and contribute to making the world a better place
  • Health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
  • Four weeks of paid time off and two weeks of well-being pay per year, plus paid holidays
  • Excellent parental leave which includes a minimum of 16 weeks for mother and father
  • Future planning with our competitive retirement savings plan and tuition reimbursement program
  • Learn more about our total rewards package here – Corteva Benefits
  • Check out life at Corteva! www.linkedin.com/company/corteva/life

Are you a good match? Apply today! We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.