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.

Plant Health Scientist

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Plant Health Scientist, are to: 

  • Work across various R&D organizations to build alignment on data flow mapping on plant health information that feeds into the decision on product design and product advancement while ensuring all functionality and compliance process and procedures are met;
  • Serve as a Consultant on Research and Development experiments and flex experiments and provide technical advice to make certain that experimental outcomes are conclusive and drive business value, specifically on experiments impacting plant health design concepts;
  • Work with organizations such as data science, information technology, and engineering to Build data visualization tools for Risk Assessment, Product Design, and Product Development within Plant Health;
  • Support the North America Plant Health organization by working across teams to assist in providing insights into plant health data to enable crisp and clear communication to stakeholders and strategic decision making by consulting on experimental design, building visualization capabilities, and interpreting data output;
  • Responsible for maintaining touchpoints with various organizations within Research and Development such as Automated Pipeline Design and North America Breeding to ensure seamless data flow from the taking of ratings to the way data is collected, maintained, and used in the decision making process on R&D product advancements.

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:

  • Ph.D. with less than 1 years relevant experience OR M.S. with minimum of 2 years relevant experience OR B.S. with minimum of 5 years relevant experience;
  • Strong knowledge of epidemiology, genomics, measurement technologies, advanced breeding methods;
  • Track record of driving innovation in work processes and creation of new approaches to existing processes;
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills that can work across organizations and different priorities;
  • Previous coding experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree or M.S. degree with experience in applied pathology and data science;
  • Three or more years of relevant experience including information technology and/or data science.

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-Chesterfield
Functional Area: [sap_fa_25]
Entry Level: 3