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Corteva Agriscience Research Associate in Johnston, Iowa


At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what’s next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the world’s food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first. We have an opportunity to join our Johnston team as a flexible 2nd shift Research Associate. Learn more about your duties below!

Responsibilities - What You'll Do:

  • Conduct experiments, complex technical operations and work alongside peers and robotic instruments within a production environment

  • Perform analysis, identify erroneous or unexpected results and be able to suggest experiments, alternative approaches or corrective actions based upon their conclusions.

  • Work within a team to collaboratively prioritize production workload based upon a dynamic list of goals all while supporting the implementation of new protocols and technologies.


Qualifications - What You'll Bring:

  • Appropriate Biological Science degree with 0-2 years’ experience in related field or equivalent level of relevant education and laboratory experience.

  • Ability to work flexible 2nd shift (example 9am-5pm shift during normal season and 12pm-8pm shift during heavy season)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with PCR, robotic maintenance/repair, coding, or quality systems are a plus.

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