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Plant Biology
Worldwide Summit 2020
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Throughout history, humanity has improved lives and inspired breakthroughs that help address some of our biggest challenges. Our shared sense of inventiveness gave us agriculture—one of the oldest and most important inventions—and we believe it can do even more.

 

At Bayer, we’re harnessing the spirit of innovation to shape what’s possible for farmers, consumers, and the planet.

 

Thank you for joining us for this year's Plant Biology Worldwide Summit. Don't forget to attend "Emerging Career Paths in Plant Biology with Bayer Crop Science" on Wednesday July 29 at 11:30 EDT. 

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Transparency at Bayer
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We believe in doing things responsibly. We set high ethical standards that represent how we measure ourselves and our partners. Through greater efforts in transparency, we can work together to turn the impossibilities of today into the breakthroughs of tomorrow.

 

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GMOs and Sustainability
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Contributing to sustainable development has become a core element of Bayer’s corporate strategy. We are increasingly focusing our activities on providing more people in all the regions of the world with access to health care and food and devising solutions to the challenges presented by climate change and protecting the environment. Read more about Bayer's Sustainability Commitments.

Bayer Bee Care Program

The Bayer Bee Care Program was established to find solutions to bee health challenges. The program brings Bayer’s extensive bee health experience and knowledge under one coordinated platform. Bayer has proudly dedicated more than 30 years to ensuring the protection of pollinators.

 

 

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Career Opportunities
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YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities of this role, Scientist II - Genetic Discovery, are to:

  • Support the design, development, implementation and execution of technical projects required for development new breeding methods that will increase genetic gain for varietal crops;
  • Be responsible for project leadership for critical testing, evaluation, and incorporation of new technologies to increase genetic gain by reducing cycle time, increasing selection intensity and improving prediction accuracy;
  • Identify new challenges and opportunities for new projects by building strong partnerships with internal and external collaborators;
  • Keep abreast of new developments in key skill areas in quantitative genetics, plant breeding, evolutionary biology, machine learning, and artificial intelligence and to develop innovative new breeding methods from those advancements;
  • May lead multi-function teams to support innovation projects for Precision Breeding, with a key focus on driving genetic gain and product performance through digital transformation and new technology development and deployment;
  • Support the Health Safety & Environment, Compliance, Business Conduct and Human Rights policies and culture.

WHO YOU ARE

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science with at least seven years of relevant experience or Master of Science with at least five years of relevant experience or Ph.D. degree with at least three years of relevant experience;
  • Demonstrate experience working collaboratively in cross-functional and cross-cultural teams to achieve common goals;
  • Demonstrate experience leading and influencing activities of cross-functional teams without direct reporting relationships;
  • Ability to lead and influence key stakeholders through challenges and opportunities; facilitates solutions;
  • Results orientation with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/priorities simultaneously;
  • Experience with and a demonstrated ability to perform data analysis with large datasets using R or Python.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Master degree in Plant or Animal breeding, Evolutionary Genetics, Genetics, Crop Science, or Data Science;
  • Experience with automated phenotyping/remote sensing and the interpretation of imaging data.

Country: United States

State: Missouri

Location: Chesterfield

Reference Code: 205962

Functional Area: Biological R&D

Entry Level : Professional

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

The primary responsibilities of this role, Precision Genomics Scientists, are to: 

  • Provide technical contributions in a fast-paced team environment to accelerate our efforts on building a genomics-enabled Research & Development pipeline;
  • Perform, independently, statistical analysis, computer programming, predictive modeling and experimental design to establish and improve genome-wide genotyping solutions and maximize impact for downstream stakeholders;
  • Design, conduct & interpret complex experiments;
  • Develop and implement research and/or technology-driven proposals;
  • Be the primary author for scientific reports;
  • Communicates, effectively, research findings;
  • May assume project leadership and/or supervisory functions;
  • Build cross-functional relationships to collaboratively partner with the business and effectively network within the Data Science Community;
  • Utilize advanced mathematical models, machine learning algorithms, operations research techniques, and strong business acumen to deliver insight, recommendations, and solutions;
  • Contribute to the development of code, bioinformatic analyses pipelines, computational tools, and databases for mining and visualizing large genomic data sets;
  • Present compelling, validated stories to all levels of organization, including peers, senior management, and internal customers to drive both strategic and operational changes in business;
  • Conduct research and contribute to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property, or trade secrets;
  • Lead genotyping and sequencing-related project;
  • Solve complex problems requiring original thinking and deductive reasoning and the application of scientific principles to the design and interpretation of scientific experiments;
  • Use specialized knowledge, the broad application of scientific principles and current literature to advance projects, experiments and/or process improvements.

WHO YOU ARE

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least five years of experience or master’s degree with at least two years of experience or Ph.D. in statistics, genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology or related field of study;
  • Expertise in molecular genetics methodology;
  • Familiarity of basic molecular biological concepts;
  • A solid foundation in statistical theory and strong interest in applied statistical analysis methodologies and proficiency with statistical programming and algorithm development;
  • Proficiency with handling large datasets and minimal one scripting language (e.g. Python, R) and experienced with Linux and cloud-based environment and command line tools (e.g. AWSK, BASH, SED);
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to summarize complex concepts in language understandable by scientists from a variety of disciplines;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with population genetics and genomic selection.

Relocation May be provided for this opportunity.

Visa Sponsorship may be available for this opportunity.

Country: United States

State: Residence Based

Location: Residence Based

Reference Code: 206121

Functional Area: Biotechnology R&D

Entry Level : Professional

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities of this role, Yield and Disease Testing Lead, are to:

  • Lead and coordinate a team to provide scientific expertise to advance portfolio projects from the Genome editing and Yield and Disease team in Plant Biotech as well as the Crop Efficiency team in Biologics through field efficacy and agronomic research;
  • Develop and execute global, multi-year trial strategies and plan through development of protocols, assays and technologies to increase trial and decision probability of success;
  • Define decision criteria, logic and analytics to enable data-driven decisions;
  • Participate in scientific innovation through driving capability expansion, field testing improvement and collection of field data to improve decisions;
  • Lead team development and performance with individual plans focused on growth and improvement;
  • Partner within Portfolio leads and research and development leadership to influence and collaborate across Plant Biotech, Biologics, and Breeding to ensure cross-functional alignment of resources to enable product priorities;
  • Identify technical/resource bottlenecks within a two to three year time horizon and engage stakeholders to develop innovative solutions;
  • Communicate clear strategic plan to deliver field assessment in-line with planned phase transitions;
  • Proactively identify risks and options to mitigate.

WHO YOU ARE

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences or closely related field;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide scientific leadership, organizational management, and excellent collaboration skills;
  • High level of results orientation, effective verbal and written communication, and the ability to build relationships and influence a variety of stakeholders across functional teams;
  • 5+ years of experience conducting field-based research;
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change by constructively challenging the status quo and encouraging diversity of thought, and embraces change as an opportunity to drive improvement, efficiency or growth for the portfolio.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of agronomy, crop development and field research;
  • 5+ years of experience with demonstrated excellence in people and resource management, with demonstrated success in building successful quality-oriented teams; 
  • High engagement with leading academics and professional societies (ASPB, ASA, IPPN, or others).

Domestic relocation may be available for this role.

Country: United States

State: Missouri

Location: Chesterfield

Reference Code: 200407

Functional Area: Biotechnology R&D

Entry Level : Professional

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Scientist, are to:

  • Conduct research and contributes to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property, or trade secrets;
  • Currently conduct multiple complex scientific studies;
  • Lead scientific and technical projects;
  • Design, conduct and interpret complex experiments;
  • Develop and implement research or technology-driven proposals;
  • Be the primary author for scientific reports;
  • Effectively communicate research findings;
  • Assume project leadership and/or supervisory functions;
  • Possess specialized knowledge in relevant technology area;
  • Align core competencies with business objectives;
  • Design strategies to optimize product development and technical innovation within budget and resource targets;
  • Direct work across internal and external stakeholders;
  • Independently identify research opportunities in assigned areas;
  • Identify and implement new technologies to improve research outcomes and processes;
  • Demonstrate creativity in problem-solving;
  • Apply state-of-the-art know-how to solve complex problems;
  • Mentor peers and colleagues in areas of expertise.

WHO YOU ARE

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. with 4+ years of relevant experience, or Master's Degree with 8+ years of relevant experience, or Bachelor's Degree with 10+ years of relevant experience;
  • Strong experience in one or more of the following: plant physiology, crop science, pathology
  • Acumen with the ability to independently design experiments and analyze data;
  • Experience conducting research and contributing to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property or trade secrets;
  • Proficiency with data analysis and visualization software.

Domestic relocation may be available for this role.

Country: United States

State: Missouri

Location: Chesterfield

Reference Code: 205961

Functional Area: Biotechnology

Entry Level : Professional

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