Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
Through leading innovations, we help farmers around the world meet the challenge of feeding a growing population and taking care of our planet. We are currently seeking a R&D Scientist. As an R&D Scientist you will be part of a collaborative agricultural science research team in Arizona/Southern California and surrounding areas and an active participant in the CPFD Western Region.
Be part of a collaborative research team implementing Research and Development trials.
Conduct and coordinate quality efficacy trials, contributing to the biological profiling and label development of new and registered product concepts.
Contribute to or lead project planning and defining experimental objectives; ensuring trial implementation; generating or acquiring data and information
Summarize trial data and provide development recommendations, identify development opportunities for product label expansion, new uses and new solutions
Coordinate trials with university and extension cooperators, to assure appropriate representation and recommendation of Syngenta products and solutions
Provide technical support and training; coordinate demonstration trials for internal and customer training/education.
Provide technical data and information in support of special local, state and regional labeling actions
Ph.D. (or M.S. with equivalent years of experience) in one of the agricultural sciences such as nematology, entomology, weed science or plant pathology, with training and experience in applied sciences. Entomology training and experience preferred.
Experience conducting biological field trials to evaluate the efficacy and crop response of insect, disease, weed control and plant growth regulator products and related experimental techniques. Must have basic farming skills, and hands-on experience with agricultural planting, tillage, and spraying equipment.
Travel Requirements – 25%
All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Excellent analytical, organizational, and people skills. Knowledge of statistical analyses.
Skilled in interacting and communicating with internal and external customers and peers.
Strong organizational skills to complete large field programs
Successful interaction with peers and technical management
What We Offer:
A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs
Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.