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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

Our preferred location for this position is Bergschenhoek, the Netherlands. The alternative location for this position is Monheim, Germany.

 

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary focus of the Disease Monitoring Scientist role is to champion new technologies in disease monitoring and prediction. The incumbent will collaborate closely and lead cross-functional initiatives and teams with experts in plant pathology, digital ag, data science, statistics, as well as other technology fields. These teams will work together to support our vegetable product pipeline through the development of novel vegetable products that bring value to growers, processors, retailers and consumers.

 

YOUR OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identifying opportunities for technical innovation in disease monitoring and leading multiple complex scientific projects;
  • Developing data analysis platform to support large-scale epidemiological predictions;
  • Leading integration of data across the disease triangle (pathogen, host, environment) and epidemiological modeling to achieve robust disease prediction;
  • Developing effective methods for monitoring and risk assessment of emerging pathogens;
  • Working with technical project leads and other leaders to drive R&D and commercial strategy based on disease prediction insights;
  • Aligning research activities with team goals and broad business objectives;
  • Mentoring peers, coaching direct reports and extended team members in areas of technical expertise, developing employees on a day to day basis.

 

WHO YOU ARE

To be successful in this position, Bayer seeks a professional who possesses the following qualifications:

  • MSc or PhD in plant pathology, or related field;
  • Minimum of 4 years (PhD) or 8 years (MSc) experience in disease epidemiology;
  • Broad expertise in disease epidemiology using traditional disease modeling and novel disease prediction methods;
  • Background on statistics and data science;
  • Demonstrated creativity in problem solving and ability to lead change;
  • Outstanding analytical and communication skills;
  • Strong initiative and results orientation.

What Bayer offers you

At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. Bayer Crop Science employees benefit from good employment conditions, such as:

  • Excellent salary including 8,33% holiday allowance;
  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Lots of international growth opportunities;
  • A team of enthusiastic, professional and driven colleagues.

Interested in this position?

Reference code : 147541 

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Design, develop and execute corn plant health trials in the field and controlled environments;
  • Lead key projects on implementation of Precision Breeding technical innovations within North America in collaboration with breeding and commercial teams to optimize product development while preparing and presenting plant health data for advancement;
  • Optimize product design through leadership of collaborative corn discovery projects to dissect biological control of native traits;
  • Collaborate with genomic scientists to analyze large data sets;
  • Develop controlled environment assays to enable discovery and characterization projects;
  • Integrate multi-functional teams across North America and partners across other world regions to support innovative projects for Precision Breeding, with a key focus on plant health as related to driving genetic gain and product performance through digital transformation and new technology develop and deployment including high throughput phenotyping methodologies;
  • Build and implement technical strategy required for corn pathology;
  • Develop operational improvements aligned with overarching breeding and commercial strategy within North America;
  • Critically align screening and discovery effort with product concepts and apply metrics to understand success and challenges of trials;
  • Implement learning cycle to use metrics to inform future strategy;
  • Demonstrate creativity in problem-solving;
  • Apply advanced technologies and analytics to solve complex problems;
  • Partner to develop and enhance GWS models for native traits;
  • Collaborate across organizations and within breeding to build partnerships to co-design protocols and analyses to improve pipeline screening and discovery efforts;
  • Support the Health Safety and 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:

  • Ph.D. with at least three years of relevant experience or Master of Science with at least five years of relevant experience or Bachelor of Science with at least seven years of relevant experience;
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in cross-functional and cross-cultural teams to achieve common goals;
  • Demonstrated experience leading and influencing activities of cross functional teams without direct reporting relationships;
  • Ability to lead and influence key stakeholders through challenges and opportunities;
  • Facilitate solutions;
  • Results orientation with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/priorities simultaneously;
  • Familiarity with and a demonstrated ability to perform data analysis with large datasets;
  • Strong knowledge of pathology testing and breeding technologies, advanced analytics and statistics and information technologies;
  • Excellent communication, leadership, collaboration and influencing skills.
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Plant Pathology, Breeding, Agricultural Science, Genetics, or Crop Science.

Location:

United States : Missouri : Brookfield || United States : Missouri : Chesterfield || United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur || United States : Missouri : Hazelwood || United States : Missouri : Joplin || United States : Missouri : Kansas City || United States : Missouri : Liberty || United States : Missouri : Marshall || United States : Missouri : Matthews || United States : Missouri : New Haven || United States : Missouri : Owensville || United States : Missouri : Residence Based || United States : Missouri : Saint Joseph || United States : Missouri : Sikeston || United States : Missouri : St. Louis  

Division: Crop Science 

Reference Code: 224646 

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