Scientist II- Entomology
BayerUpdate time: October 21,2020
Job Description




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


  • Conduct research and contribute to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property or trade secrets;
  • Lead scientific and technical projects;
  • Design, conduct and interpret complex experiments;
  • Develop and implement research and/or technology-driven proposals;
  • Be a primary author for scientific reports;
  • Effectively communicate research findings;
  • Assume project leadership and/or supervisory functions;
  • Be accountable for cross-functional work in multiple platforms/process areas;
  • 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;
  • Adhere to established protocols and techniques;
  • Operate and troubleshoot instrumentation;
  • Solve problems autonomously using multiple data sources;
  • Prioritize and coordinate work within a large team and provides training to contingent workforce;
  • Maintain detailed record keeping and required documentation;
  • Achieve commitment to safety and adherence to safety protocols and best practices;
  • Design and analyze the results of a variety of molecular biology and biochemistry experiments independently;
  • Effectively communicate and interpret the results of experiments, production KPIs, cost/benefit analysis and lab related issues to partners and key stakeholders;
  • Demonstrate a sustained high level of technical skill and achievement;
  • Keep abreast of new science and technological develops and exploit them to continuously improve functional area capabilities;
  • Foster team-based approach to research;
  • Exploit new developments from the scientific literature to aid in problem solving.




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 M.S. with at least five years of relevant experience OR B.S. with at least seven years of relevant experience;
  • Strong molecular biology, plant biology, plant physiology, crop science, entomology, weed science or plant pathology acumen with the ability to independently design experiments and perform extensive data analysis and reporting;
  • High throughput laboratory automation experience with mechanical aptitude for operating and troubleshooting automation;
  • Proficiency with data analysis and visualization software.


This position may offer relocation assistance.

This position does not support Visa sponsorship.

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