Nucleic Acid Technologies Intern

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Job Title: Nucleic Acid Technologies Intern
Location: Chesterfield, MO, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:
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.  


Nucleic Acid Technologies Intern 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Nucleic Acid Technologies Intern, are to: 


  • Evaluate and develop methodologies relating to prokaryotic, eukaryotic and/or organellar next generation sequencing workflows;
  • Drive experimental design with guidance from the Functional Genomics Team lead and senior team scientists;
  • Have primary or shared project responsibility for executing experiments on next generation sequencing workflows with assistance from team members in the Nucleic Acid Technologies platform;
  • Analyze outcomes in conjunction with computational scientists and provides assessment of approaches at the end of the internship.




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 enrolled in a graduate program such as M.S or Ph.D. pursuing a degree in Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Biochemistry or related STEM field;
  • Demonstrated interest and coursework in subjects related to genetics or genomics or molecular biology;
  • Curiosity and self-motivation to be exposed to and learn different molecular biology techniques and their applications;
  • Ability to work within a team-based environment of other scientists;
  • Agility in the face of changing projects or demands;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Lab experience outside of coursework, preferably techniques such as cell or organelle enrichment, DNA or RNA extraction, PCR or protein immunoprecipitation;
  • Experience with documentation of scientific results.

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. 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: 438782     
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Job Post Date: 10/14/21
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