Business Division: CreAgro
Research Scientist – Biology (In Vivo)
Group Leader – Biology (In Vivo)
The role holder shall report to the team Group Leader and shall identify subjects and evaluate leads using in vivo testing methods for the purpose of advancing the identified leads from the discovery to pre-development / development of innovative chemicals for crop protection / crop growth with an aim of adding significant value to the business of PI.
Remain at the cutting edge of knowledge required for the new a.i. discovery activity in crop protection through constant updating of personal knowledge and own skill-sets
Plan experiments to investigate and analyse the bio-chemistry / biological effects of lead candidate chemical molecules using in- vivo techniques, for their potential use in crop protection / growth activators under supervision of the team leader.
Operate complex instrumentation, prepare subjects required for the experiments.
Tabulate results, analyze and extrapolate results data to develop theories for explaining observed phenomenon.
Troubleshoot and solve scientific problems.
Present results in cross-functional project teams and work across various projects / programs to achieve results.
Document and record findings in research reports / papers for further dessimination / filing.
Process Adherance & improvements
Adhere to all safety / information security / quality norms related to research procedures.
Participate in process improvement inititatives under direction of Head – Biology.
Participate in knowledge management initiatives by contributing to KM portal.
Contribute to competitor intelligence through secondary research , participation in internal / external forums, professional organizational networks.
Update timesheets / progress trackers and submit to supervisor as directed.
Lead professional development through continuous learning and development initiatives within and outside the organization.
Collaborate with team members and cross functional teams to ensure meeting research objectives.
Masters/PhD in Agriculture/Plant Pathology from a reputed University / Institute with excellent academic credentials.
Candidates who have been part of teams involved in research / technical paper submission will be preferred.
1-4 Years’ Experience or Ph.D. Agriculture/Plant Pathology fresher
Industry to be Hired from
Agro Chemical / Crop protection / Seed industry/ Agricultural Universities or Institutes
Crop Protection Knowledge
Subject Knowledge of Agriculture & Plant Pathology
Data Assessment and Analysis
Interaction Complexity and Team Work
Purpose of Interaction
Team Leader , Group Leader, Head – Biology, HR , Finance
As and when required
Planning work, discussing results of experiments, resolving doubts, seeking clarifications on policies, reimbursement claims