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IC LG & ELE Biologist


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IC LG & ELE Biologist

IC LG & ELE Biologist - (1603067) 



About Syngenta:Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

About the job:

  • Biology lead in Lead Generation and Early Lead Exploration multi-disciplinary projects and activities in Insect Control (IC) Research
  • Represent IC Research Biology in Lead Generation Team , Hit Discovery and Confirmation, Hit-to-Lead, and Early Lead Exploration activities


  • Drive informed decisions in IC Lead Generation Team by close interaction with colleagues from different disciplines (biology, chemistry, bioscience, product safety, formulation, IP)
  • Establish and interpret biological profiles for Lead Generation and Early Lead Exploration projects and provide assessment on agronomic relevance in agreement with partners from Development and Business
  • Ensure appropriate evaluation of compounds according to project needs in laboratory or glasshouse tests and eventually in field trials in close collaboration with IC screening teams, project biology teams, resistance team and field biology team
  • Ensure integration of technical and science based innovations into biological profiling, bring forward own innovation ideas based on entomology/biology/biochemistry expertise



Experience required:

  • Experience in scientific approaches (designing, implementing, and evaluating scientific experiments, knowledge access)
  • Practical experience in laboratory environment, preferably with pests and plants, and/or pesticides
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary projects and project management
  • Experience with data storage, reporting, analysis, and visualization tools

Critical knowledge and skills:

  • Strong research background in applied biology (MSc, PhD)
  • Profound knowledge in entomology, biochemistry, plant biology, agronomy
  • Knowledge and interest in chemistry highly advantageous
  • Proficient English language, German language (at least CEF B2 level)

Primary Location

: CHE-Stein-Stein 


: Biological Sciences Testing