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.

Senior Scientist Exposure Modeling Expert

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Scientist Exposure Modeling Expert, are to: 

 

  • Independently design, conduct, and interpret environmental exposure and drinking water assessments for BCS products in accordance with EPA(US) and PMRA (Canadian) regulatory modelling methods, from baseline assessments to high tier investigations;
  • Evaluate field and laboratory environmental fate study results to derive quantitative degradation kinetics using North American and European regulatory methodologies;
  • Evaluate field runoff, leaching, dissipation, spray drift, volatilization and similar studies with regard to chemical fate and transport for purposes of refining exposure assessments;
  • Serve as a member of Product Asset Teams by contributing exposure results for strategic decision making to guide business development of BCS active ingredients.  In doing so will interact with senior management for key projects;
  • Remain current with technical advances in regulatory exposure modeling, and actively seeking ways to bring innovation to EPA and PMRA exposure assessments;
  • Participate in industry workgroups focused on technical aspects of exposure assessment.

 

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. in a relevant field of study (such as agricultural and chemical engineering, hydrology, soil science, atmospheric science etc.) with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience OR M.S. degree in a relevant field of study (such as agricultural and chemical engineering, hydrology, soil science, atmospheric science etc.) with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, OR B.S. degree in a relevant field of study (such as agricultural and chemical engineering, hydrology, soil science, atmospheric science etc.) with a minimum of  10 years relevant experience;
  • Expert understanding of environmental fate processes of crop protection products, and their implementation in exposure modeling;
  • Strong knowledge of modern agricultural practices as related to pesticide placement and movement;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment and constructive interactions and information sharing with other Research and Development functions;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal communications;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to interact with, support, and build relationships with all levels of management;
  • Ability to lead technical teams or workgroups internally and externally focused on exposure and risk assessment;
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as needed, up to 10%.
     

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Skills in spatial analysis (GIS), statistical application in data analysis, and programming language (such as R and Python).
     

 

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_35]
Entry Level: 5