DuPont: Research Scientist/ Visualization Specialist – TRIAD

Provide leadership and drive delivery of scientific data visualizations, including geospatial, bioinformatics, population, and weather, for DuPont Pioneer research reporting.

DuPont At: DuPont
Location: Johnston, IA

Apply online for Research Scientist/ Visualization Specialist - TRIAD (RES00003462).

DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be. As a member of the Business Intelligence team, the Research Scientist - Visualization Specialist will provide leadership and drive delivery of scientific data visualizations for Pioneer research reporting.

The successful candidate will be able to work closely with research scientists to elicit requirements and design/propose effective visualizations of complex data sets that provide insight to our research community. Geospatial, bioinformatics, breeding populations, and weather visualizations are a few of the many possible examples.

Creative individuals who enjoy tackling complex problems and working collaboratively with researchers from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Provide scientific leadership and creativity when initiating, designing, and evaluating data visualizations for research reporting
  • Evaluate complex data sets from diverse areas of research and translate them into functional, effective visualizations that enable researchers to gain scientific insight and make decisions
  • Translate reporting needs into technical requirements that BI software developers can use to create visualizations and integrate them into reports
  • Work iteratively with scientists to gauge effectiveness of visualizations and make modifications if necessary
  • Remain on the cutting-edge of scientific and biological advancements by participating in professional meetings and career development activities
  • PhD in plant biology, genetics, genomics, molecular biology, or a related scientific field
  • Minimum 5 years of industry-related experience preferred, which may include post-doctoral experience
  • Experience creating effective data visualizations of complex scientific data
  • Strong aptitude with computers, data organization, and data analysis
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with business intelligence and/or reporting tools like MicroStrategy or TIBCO Spotfire is a plus