Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. 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.
Biotechnology Post Doctorate Cell Biology (Genomics - Imaging)
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of this role, Biotechnology Post Doctorate Cell Biology (Genomics - Imaging), are to:
- Be part of an international and interdisciplinary research team closely interacting with colleagues from the Research and Development (R&D) organization of Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Crop Science, as well as several contract research organizations;
- Work on the project team to manage resistance to compounds in late-stage development with a focus on crop science to inform future product development initiatives;
- Plan large-scale genetic variant screening experiments based on deep mutational scanning and drive their execution in close alignment with internal partners and external vendors;
- Adapt and optimize a cell-based assay for high throughput screening;
- Plan and drive screen preparation work such as cell model selection, assay development, and proof-of-concept experiments;
- Biologically interpret screen results together with a project-dedicated data scientist and project team;
- Strengthen the visibility of the team’s research and scientific excellence through publishing and/or actively engaging with the internal and external scientific community.
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:
- Ph.D. (defended by 9/30/22) in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genomics, Plant Science, or similar life sciences field;
- Demonstrated proficiency in designing experiments, analyzing data, and communicating results;
- Ability to work as part of a diverse, multi-cultural, interdisciplinary research team;
- Experience demonstrating strong communication skills through project work, presentations, and/or publications;
- Prior experience leveraging partnerships to expedite research timelines;
- Ability to adapt to changing environment while demonstrating strong efficiency and productivity skills;
- Ability to independently travel domestically and internationally.
- Experience in deep mutational scanning;
- Experience in genetic perturbation screening such as CRISPR, CRISPRa/CRISPRi, and/or si/shRNA screening.
The employment type for this role is limited and has a duration not to exceed 24 months.
Domestic relocation may be available for this role.
Sponsorship may be available for this role.
Position will be based in Chesterfield, MO (St. Louis area).
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
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|Location:||United States : Missouri : Chesterfield || United States : Missouri : St. Louis|