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Technical Expert 3 at Syngenta International AG

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

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Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC seeks a Technical Expert 3 for our Greensboro, North Carolina location to be responsible for conducting quantitative environmental exposure modeling and risk assessments for agrochemicals and crop protection products in North America. Provide technical advice to support new and existing registrations of Syngenta products and work closely with regional and global regulatory and product safety teams and other functional teams to produce risk assessments for regulatory submission, and to develop and optimize technical and scientific capabilities. Specific duties include: 1) participate in and interact with the global Environmental Safety team; 2) support the development of methodologies, data, and studies specific to Syngenta products; 3) provide recommendations for environmental exposure and risk determination and mitigation; and 4) represent the company through participation in professional organizations and workshops, industry-wide task forces, and at meetings with regulatory agencies. Occasional domestic/international travel is required 15% of the time for meetings with regulatory authorities and field study visits.

  • Requires a PhD degree or equivalent in Chemical Engineering, Biomolecular Engineering, Environmental Studies, or a related field.

  • Requires two (2) years of related experience.

  • Requires one (1) year of experience with each of the following: (1) Conducting environmental exposure modelling and risk assessments for agricultural products; higher-tiered volatilization model development; particulate matter transport modelling. Long range transport, dispersion, and deposition of air pollutants; (2) Creating and managing databases to handle geo-spatial, remotely sensed air quality data. Develop algorithms/codes to extract, process, and predict ground level air pollutants; (3) Applying remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) spatial analysis and statistical tools including ArcGIS, ENVI, AERSCREEN,Minitab, and R; (4) Drafting research articles, proposals, and technical reports; (5) Developing protocols for field studies to sample both gaseous and particle bound emissions; (6) Developing research proposals for field volatility studies campaign; and (7) Publishing peer-reviewed journal articles on air contaminant global and regional transport, transformation, dispersion, and deposition.

  • Employer will accept experience gained concurrently. Will accept experience gained before, during or after PhD program.

  • Candidates are required to pass a drug test and background check before beginning employment.

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