Cell Biology/Genome- Post-Doctorate

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Job Title: Cell Biology/Genome- Post-Doctorate
Location: Chesterfield, MO, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
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.


Cell Biology/Genome- Post-Doctorate 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Cell Biology/Genome- Post-Doctorate, are to: 


  • Adapt and optimize a plant cell-based assay for High Throughput Screening;
  • Plan large-scale genetic variant screening experiments based on Deep Mutational Scanning and drive their execution in close alignment with internal partners and external vendors;
  • Plan and drive screen preparation work such as cell model selection, assay development, proof-of-concept experiments;
  • Biologically interpret screen results together with a project-dedicated data scientist and project team;
  • Be part of an international and interdisciplinary research team closely interacting with your colleagues from the entire R&D organization of Bayer Pharma and Crop Science, as well as several contract research organizations;
  • Strengthen the visibility of the team’s research and scientific excellence through publishing and actively engaging with the internal and external scientific community.




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. (defended by 12/15/21) in molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genomics, or similar field, with an excellent track record of productivity;
  • Excellent team spirit, presentation and publication-writing skills along with the ability to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary team environment with strong focus and passion.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in Deep Mutational Scanning;
  • Experience in genetic perturbation screening such as CRISPR, CRISPRa/CRISPRi, or si/shRNA screening.



This position may offer domestic relocation assistance

This position does not offer Visa sponsorship 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. 

Location: Chesterfield     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 496673     
Contact Us
Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com 
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Job Post Date: 10/30/21
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