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Scientist II- Genotyping Development

Company: Bayer
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Scientist II- Genotyping Development


The primary responsibilities of this role, Scientist II, are to:

  • Conducts research and contributes to research projects, technologies,publications, intellectual property, or trade secrets. Leadsscientific and technical projects
  • Designs, conducts & interprets complex experiments. Develops andimplements research and/or technology-driven proposals. Primary authorfor scientific reports.
  • Effectively communicates research findings to partners and keystakeholders.
  • Accountable for cross-functional work in multiple platforms/processareas
  • Solves complex problems requiring original thinking and deductivereasoning and the application of scientific principles to the designand interpretation of scientific experiments.
  • Uses specializedknowledge, the broad application of scientific principles and currentliterature to advance projects, experiments and/or process improvements.
  • Adheres to established protocols and techniques. May operate andtroubleshoot instrumentation.
  • Solves problems autonomously usingmultiple data sources
  • Prioritizes and coordinates work within a large team and providestraining to contingent workforce; maintaining detailed record keepingand required documentation.
  • Achieves commitment to safety and adherence to safety protocols andbest practices.
  • Designs and analyzes the results of a variety of molecular biology andbiochemistry experiments independently
  • Primary author for scientific reports. Effectively communicates andinterprets the results of experiments, production KPIs, cost/benefitanalysis, and lab related issues to partners and key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates a sustained high level of technical skill and achievement.Must keep abreast of new science and technological develops and exploitthem to continuously improve functional area capabilities. Fostersteam-based approach to research
  • Exploits new developments from the scientific literature to aid inproblem solving.


    Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, Efficiency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

    Required Qualifications :

    • PhD, MS or BS with relevant experience in Genomics, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Plant science or related field.
    • Experience with genotyping, genomics, and sequencing technologies.
    • Experience developing and scaling methods for isolation andcharacterization of nucleic acid.
    • Strong biology acumen with the ability to independently designexperiments and analyze data.
    • Creative and flexible thinking, being open minded to develop and adopt relevant emerging technologies.
    • Strong technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
    • Proficiency with basic bioinformatics tools or data analysis andvisualization software.

      Preferred Qualifications :
      • PhD with 3 years relevant experience or MS with minimum of 5 years relevant experience. BS with minimum of 7 years relevant experience in Genomics, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Plant science or related field.

        This position does not offer Domestic Relocation assistance

        Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
        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.
        IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements. Location: United States : Iowa : Ankeny Division: Crop Science Reference Code: 744341 Contact Us Email:

        Job Segment: Research Scientist, Biology, Molecular Biology, Developer, R&D, Science, Technology, Research

Keywords: Bayer, Ankeny , Scientist II- Genotyping Development, Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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