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Research Biologist—Urban/Public Health Entomology in Vero Beach, FL


Vero Beach, FL 32960
7w ago


Life Sciences


8 - 10 years

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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 this Job:

  • Leads world class Urban Entomology/Public Health insecticide research and development program including evaluation of new technologies
  • Accountable for scientific experimental program(s) in Public Health Entomology/Professional Pest Management (PPM) insecticides including method development
  • Expert in the field of public health entomology ( Urban Entomology, Medical Entomology, Insecticide Toxicology)
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Valid through: 2020-2-18

About Syngenta

Syngenta AG is a global Swiss agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds. As a biotechnology company, it conducts genomic research. It was formed in 2000 by the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals. As of 2014[update] Syngenta was the world’s largest crop chemical producer, strongest in Europe. As of 2009[update] it ranked third in seeds and biotechnology sales. Sales in 2015 were approximately US$13.4 billion, over half of which were in emerging markets. Based in Basel, Switzerland, Syngenta was formed in 2000 by the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals. Its roots are considerably older. Novartis was formed of the 1996 merger of the three Swiss companies: Geigy, which has roots back to 1758; Sandoz Laboratories which was founded in 1876;[citation needed] and Ciba, founded in 1884. Ciba and Geigy had merged in 1971 and had concentrated mainly on crop protection in its agro division,[citation needed] Sandoz more on seeds.[citation needed]
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