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Senior Scientist - Thailand

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Cargill Aqua Nutrition is looking for a senior scientist to join its R&D team to oversee innovating shrimp nutrition technology to help drive the development of shrimp projects.


  • Lead research projects and/or be the main contributor to projects delivering an offering or capability from exploring to implementation, including defining scope, organizing resources, and delivering a research project on time.
  • Work closely with R&D director and technology application leader to generate research trial pipeline which fits business needs and overall global shrimp research strategy.
  • Design, supervise and manage research trials internally and externally with scientific expertise and methodology to validate research hypothesis and innovate new solutions.  
  • Work closely with trail leaders at R&D center to ensure research excellence with execution, and delivery research outcome which meets expectation.
  • Deliver scientific findings by preparing and presenting scientific works/reports/reviews both internally and externally.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Confirmed working knowledge of scientific research principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
  • Minimum of five years of related work experience.
  • Ability to work with international, regional and global teams independently.
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply.

Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD in shrimp nutrition, shrimp health or biological sciences plus more than five years of research experience.
  • Expertise with shrimp trial design, protocol and data analysis with different culture model and systems. Good understanding of scientific trial design fits into different cultural models and country applications.
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • Strong project management and collaboration with both internal and external parties.
  • Strong analytical skill and high intellectual capacity, ability to deal with complexity and synthesize innovative solutions.
  • Familiar with a global mindset to connect and understand different countries' requirements and cultures.
  • Compelling and authentic communication, public presentation skills and engaging and approachable manner.
  • Demonstrated disciplined approach to execution, successful experience in project management and scientific rigor.
  • Agility to work across countries, globally in a virtual environment.

For more information or to apply, visit Apply by January 31, 2022.


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