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Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC RD Scientist 1 in Detroit, Michigan

divdivfont class="bold"Description/fontspan class="blockpanel"span class=""and#160;/span/spanspan id="requisitionDescriptionInterface.ID1567.row1" class="text" title=""divbAbout Syngenta/b/divdivand#160;/divSyngentais a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security byenabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Throughworld class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90countries are working to transform how crops are grown.and#160;and#160; We are committed to rescuing land fromdegradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.divband#160;/b/divdivbAbout this Job:/b/divdivband#160;/b/divBe part of acollaborative agricultural science research team at the Michigan FieldInnovation Center, and an active participant in the Crop Protection FieldDevelopment Northern Region.divbr/div/spanspan class="blockpanel"span class=""and#160;/span/span/divdivfont class="bold"Qualifications/fontspan class="blockpanel"span class=""and#160;/span/spanspan id="requisitionDescriptionInterface.ID1625.row1" class="text" title=""bEssential Duties Responsibilities:/bdivand#160;/divulliBepart of a collaborative research team implementing early-development researchtrials/liliConductand coordinate quality efficacy trials, contributing to the biological profilingand label development of new and registered product concepts/liliContributeto or lead project planning and defining experimental objectives; ensuringtrial implementation; generating or acquiring data and information/liliSummarizetrial data and provide development recommendations, identify developmentopportunities for product label expansion, new uses and new solutions/liliCoordinatetrials with university and extension cooperators, to assure appropriaterepresentation and recommendation of Syngenta products and solutions/liliProvidetechnical support and training; coordinate demonstration trials for internaland customer training/education./liliProvide technical data and information in support of special local, state and regional labeling actions/liliExperience 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/li/uldivband#160;/b/divdivband#160;/b/divbEducation Experience:/bdivand#160;/divul type="disc"liPh.D. (or M.S. with equivalent years of experience) in Entomology preferred, or in another of the agricultural sciences such as weed science or plant pathology, with training and experience in applied sciences/li/uldivand#160;/divdivand#160;/divdivband#160;/b/divbAdditional Knowledge,Skills, Traits Abilities:/bdivand#160;/divulliExcellent analytical, organizational, and peopleskills. Knowledge of statistical analyses/liliSkilled in interacting and communicating with internal and external customersand peers/liliExcellent oral and written communication, andpresentation skills, flexibility in shifting among projects/liliSelf-motivated,and have excellent time management skills/li/uldivand#160;/divdivand#160;/divdivbr/divdiv