Cell Sciences & Imaging Gene Editing Co-op

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Job Title: Cell Sciences & Imaging Gene Editing Co-op
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 Sciences & Imaging Gene Editing Co-op 



Demonstrate a proof-of-concept protocol and analysis for multiplexed gene editing tools in plant cells. The project will require working independently under the guidance of a Bayer scientist, including preparing and characterizing specimens as well as performing the data analysis. The key project deliverable will be an assay protocol and analysis approach that can be applied by CSI and other Bayer team members to various cell systems.


The primary responsibilities of this role are to:

  • Perform existing cell-based assay protocol with modifications as needed to enable multiplexed gene editing experiments
  • Establish quantitative analysis approach to interpret results 
  • Collaborate with scientists to understand experimental workflows and data handling practices 
  • Understand and apply statistical measures to determine screen and assay quality
  • Document protocols in detail for all workflows and ensure knowledge transfer to CSI team members
  • Collaborate with CSI team members and other Bayer stakeholders to deliver results
  • Comply with all safety, stewardship, and IT/information security policies and regulations



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:

  • Currently pursuing a Master's or PhD in plant biology, reproductive biology, cell biology, transient assays or a related field. 
  • Proficient in cell biology laboratory practices, including cell/tissue culture and isolation as well as sterilization best practices.
  • Experience with gene editing experimental design and analysis.
  • Basic data/statistical analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and innovation skills and commitment to safety.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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. 

Bayer is an E-Verify Employer.  
Location: Chesterfield     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 798848     

Contact Us
Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com 

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Job Post Date: 08/24/23
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