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.

Protein Production Research Associate

Your tasks and responsibilities


The primary responsibilities of this role, Protein Production Research Associate, are to: 


  • Large scale production and isolation of protein;
  • Program automated liquid handlers to establish workflows;
  • Participate in high throughput expression and purification of proteins;
  • Integrate data flow with automation;
  • Work closely with cross-functional team to routinely deliver pipeline proteins;
  • Analyze and present data, participate in technical meetings to discuss progress and issues;
  • Flexible enough to adapt to the changing needs of a dynamic research environment;
  • Deliver results in a timely fashion;
  • Maintain proper records and documentation.


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:


  • Bachelor’s or MS degree in the area of Biochemistry, Genetics, Engineering, Molecular Biology or a related field;
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of experience or a MS Degree with 2+ years of experience in biochemical research;
  • Proficiency with laboratory automation, such as liquid or microplate handlers;
  • Proficiency with protein assay, gel electrophoresis and western blotting;
  • Strong hands on experience with AKTA purification systems (purifier, explorer).


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Ability for AKTA equipment trouble shooting is highly preferred;
  • Experience with ion exchange, hydrophobic, mixed mode and affinity chromatography with AKTA purification systems is highly preferred;
  • The ability to demonstrate record of identifying process improvement opportunities and implementing automation solutions and changes preferred.


Domestic Relocation may be offered 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
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