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.
Quantitative Genetics Scientist II
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of this role, Quantitative Genetics Scientist, are to:
- Execute the quantitative genetics technical strategy to design improved cohorts of germplasm that are aligned with Product Concept targets from initial crossing through the handoff to Product Development;
- Support quantitative genetics projects on implementation of Precision Breeding technical innovations in Product Design;
- Contribute strong technical expertise in quantitative genetics research projects for breeding program design and optimization, breeding goal definition, optimization of automated crossing processes, genetic evaluation, and optimization of data acquisition for Product Design;
- Identify key areas of opportunity for new technology implementation and/or process improvement, while positively contributing to a collaborative, innovative, and design-centric culture;
- Support the Health Safety and Environment (HSE), Compliance, Business Conduct and Human Rights policies and culture in the site.
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:
- Master of Science with at least five years of experience in developing quantitative genetics methods for routine use in breeding programs OR Ph.D. in Quantitative Genetics, Plant Breeding, Animal Breeding, or other relevant scientific field with minimum of three 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 and facilitate solutions;
- Results orientation with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/priorities simultaneously;
- Demonstrated coding experience in C, Fortran, Python or similar software and languages;
- Experience in coding, delivering and utilizing models, algorithms and systems for at least one are such as breeding program design and optimization, breeding goal definition, optimization of automated crossing processes, genetic evaluation, and optimization of data acquisition at scale in plant or animal breeding programs.
- Demonstrated ability to perform data analysis with large biological datasets.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
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Reference Code: 408625
Functional Area: Biotechnology R&D
Entry Level : Professional