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Corteva Agriscience Global Technical Education Scientist in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Global Technical Education Scientist

Who are we, and what do we do?

At Corteva Agriscience , you will help us grow what’s next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

Job Description:

The Global Technical Educator (GTE) supports successful product launches by developing and implementing product and agronomic technical education resources created for customer-facing employees. Educational strategies developed will create a competitive commercial advantage by accelerating technology adoption and supporting priority product launches. Based upon experience and background, the GTE may develop technical assets supporting crop protection, seed trait or seed treatment product launches.

Responsibilities:

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

  • Be accountable for the global success of product technical education activities, both development and delivery, for assigned areas of expertise.

  • Work closely with commercial and research leaders to develop global learning assets that can be leveraged by Regional Technical Educators and other commercial and research leaders in a train-the-trainer model.

  • Will develop a strong network among global commercial and program leaders, assess learning needs and objectives, and support delivery of technology education assets and trainings.

  • Recommend technical education strategy (e.g., learning assets, prioritization, timeline, budget) to the Global Program Leadership teams based on global and regional needs and requirements.

  • Serve as ad-hoc Subject Matter Expert (SME) and member to multiple Global Program Teams, working closely with Global and Zonal Program Mangers, Portfolio Marketing Leaders, Marketing Managers, and Program Management networks, as necessary.

  • Develop and lead a collaborative technical education network within areas of expertise.

  • Build internal awareness of Global Technical Education tools, trainings, and learning assets.

  • Build relationships and partner with educational technology vendors to support learning asset development.

  • Consult with regional and local stakeholders on educational technologies, educational tools, and adult educational theory.

  • Report to the IFS (Integrated Field Sciences) - Global Technical Education Leader.

Qualifications

Requirements:

What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • An advanced degree, MS or PhD in an agricultural field of study (e.g. agronomy, pathology, entomology, weed science or related field); a BS with 10+ years of experience will also be considered.

  • Broad scientific and agronomic understanding with technical knowledge of assigned products and markets.

  • Advanced communication skills including technical writing and advanced use of MS PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitation and training skills.

  • Fluency in English language a requirement; fluency in other languages is beneficial.

  • Ability to lead, facilitate and motivate a broad network of cross-functional experts.

  • Excellent project management, budget management and time management skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and technical knowledge acumen.

  • General working knowledge of agriculture practices, Corteva products, markets and competitors

Preferred:

  • Deep understanding of customer needs and competitive offerings.

  • Commercial and customer-facing experience beneficial.

  • Mastery of or interest and willingness to learn educational technology and basic adult education theory.

  • Creativity and innovation leader.

  • Global grower and market knowledge

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers by developing a strong network across multiple functions and Regions.

  • A passion for education and helping others learn.

  • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food.

  • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment.

  • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader.

  • Energetic leader who is comfortable with the high-paced, changing needs and direction inherent to meeting the needs of multiple global stakeholders.

Community:

We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.

Benefits:

Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave.

  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.

  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment.

  • And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.

#GrowWhatMatters

Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit: Accessibility Page for Contact Information For US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here

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