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Senior Scientist (Biotechnology) (m/f/d)


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science with at least 10 years relevant experience OR Master of Science with at least 8 years relevant experience OR Ph.D. with at least 4 years of experience;
  • Strong plant physiology, crop science, entomology, weed science, and pathology acumen with the ability to independently design experiments and analyze data;
  • Conducted research and contributed to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property and/or trade secrets;
  • Proficiency with data analysis and visualization software.

Primary responsibilities

  • Conduct field research and contribute to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property, or trade secrets;
  • Conduct multiple and complex agronomic scientific studies;
  • Lead scientific and technical projects;
  • Design, conduct and interpret complex experiments;
  • Develop and implement research and/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/colleagues in areas of expertise.

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Bayer AG
59192 St. Louis, Missouri [USA]