DuPont Senior Toxicologist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Senior Toxicologist (Job Number: RES00004325)


Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our highly motivated Research and Development Team. In response to increasing regulatory demands and the growth of our global plant protection business, we have a vacancy for a Senior Toxicologist within our Global Human Health Assessment (HHA) function, based at our Business Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.


The successful candidate will represent the HHA function on multidisciplinary regulatory teams responsible for development, registration or re-registration of new and existing crop protection products. This will entail responsibility for individual toxicology studies through to entire 5-year development programs for new active substances for incorporation into company dossiers for active substances and their products submitted to regulatory agencies worldwide. Numerous opportunities exist for scientific growth within this role including working on cross-active ingredient projects, innovative/alternative toxicity testing approaches and communicating data to a wide variety of audiences.

The position will involve close liaison with registration colleagues and technical experts across a wide range of disciplines within Corteva, industry associations and national or international regulatory authorities.



  • The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in toxicology or related area and, ideally, experience in an industrial setting although training will be provided if required.

  • Strong scientific background and critical thinking skills coupled with application of scientific principles and exposure data/metrics for use in regulatory sciences and risk assessment

  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership abilities to manage and coordinate multiple projects and chemistries

  • Ability to apply knowledge and experience to creatively address complex risk assessment challenges in a timely and effective manner

  • Strong written and oral communication skills that allow dissemination of complex technical issues in a clear, concise manner to a variety of scientific and non-scientific audiences

  • Keen interest in working in a dynamic, exciting industry and applying scientific information for protection of human health

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Indiana-Indianapolis

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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