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.

Native Trait Genomics Scientist

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Native Trait Genomics Scientist, are to: 

  • Database curation of experimental phenotyping and genotyping data;
  • Develop strategy for genomics guided native trait haplotype and allele discovery and characterization;
  • Assess allelic diversity by accessing internal and external crop genomics databases;
  • Design, influence and execute genomics and sequencing projects for NT discovery;
  • Establish and entertain internal partnerships to develop of efficient haplotype analysis workflows;
  • Ensure timely capture of data and intellectual property, and communication of results to key stakeholders across various Research & Development groups.

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:

  • Preferred PhD with 3 years related data science, computational genetics, or agronomic focus, Master’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years academic or industry computational/genomics experience or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5+ years academic or industry experience;
  • Inquisitive and passionate about scientific exploration;
  • Ability to influence and build relationships to key stakeholders;
  • Team and Result oriented;
  • Specific capabilities needed: Fluent in R and python or perl; fluent in cloud computing; accessing database environments and handling large datasets; Genomics; Handling of long-molecule sequencing data.

Domestic Relocation may be available for this role.


Your application

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. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: MO-St. Louis, MO-Chesterfield, MO-Saint Louis
Functional Area: [sap_fa_9]
Entry Level: 5