Plant Pathology Research Scientist in Mebane, NC

Eurofins USA Agroscience Services

Company Description
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
Group’s key figures are approx. 5.4 billion Euros turnover, over 900 laboratories across 50 countries and about 55,000 staff.

Job Description
If you’re seeking to become engaged in purposeful work that will have a far-reaching impact, Eurofins Agroscience Services (EAS) provides the environment you’re looking for. With more than 50 years’ experience in the crop protection industry, EAS offers a unique portfolio of expertise, providing extensive laboratory and field support across multiple industries including agrochemical, biopesticide, pharmaceutical, biocide, and fine chemical manufacturers.
When you join the EAS Group, you’ll become part a network of laboratories that prioritizes the execution of top-tier scientific studies. With access to specialized equipment and best-in-class instrumentation, you will collaborate with a team of highly trained scientists and study directors to rapidly build upon your existing skills set. Please check out our video which highlights our important work!
Eurofins Agroscience Services has an open position for Research Scientist at our site in Mebane, NC.
Research Scientist responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:

Set-up, conduct and manage study/trial activities according to protocol, GLP, SOP and Sponsor requirements.
Assist the Study Director with all phases of study design, scheduling and conduct.
Assist in writing, reviewing and editing reports, protocols and SOPs.
Accurately prepare all solutions needed for analysis.
Assure accurate and complete collection of study data and report timely to Sponsors.
Maintain study data and facility records in organized manner
Use and training of sponsor e-notebooks and other data collection hardware/software
Participate in periodic GLP training
Use of study management database, as required
Supervision of field/lab staff, as assigned
Domestic travel will be required

Qualifications
The ideal candidate would have:

Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. degree in an appropriate field (e.g. biology, environmental science, analytical chemistry, chemistry, or biochemistry)
3 – 5 years of experience in agricultural research development and project management, or related experience
Knowledge of agricultural and related laboratory practices, plant life and development, and farming operation
Experience in plant pathology required
Ability to stand, sit, bend, lift and walk for hours in the field
Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
Ability to work extended hours during time critical periods
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Mebane, NC are encouraged to apply.
What It’s Like to Work Here:
Teamwork: experience what being a part of the Eurofins family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, be encouraged by your teammates and be supported in all parts of your journey while you work with us.
Learning & Development: take on career development programs and goal setting to create big possibilities for your career and life. Develop within the company; be mentored and grown as a leader.
Diversity & Authenticity: we work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
Benefits & Perks to Foster Work/Life Balance:
? Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
? 401k Company Matching
? Paid Time Off
? Personal Days
? Wellness Program
? Education Assistance
? …and more!
If you enjoy being immersed in technology, tackling problems head-on, finding solutions through teamwork, and taking pride in accomplishments, join us today! To learn more, please check out our video and explore our website, www.eurofinsus.com/agroscience-services
What Happens Next Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it’s incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you’ll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it’s requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths. Your data As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. Closing Date We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible. Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.