Research scientist position Bayer Corporation 1590 views

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Bayer products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life.

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:

  • Degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering/Microbiology, or a related field;
  • PhD. (or nearing substantial completion, provided all PhD requirements are successfully completed within 6 months of employment or start date) with no relevant experience;
  • MS. in field of expertise, plus 1+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with experimental design, statistical analysis, and scientific instrumentation;
    Skills and Abilities:
  • Previous industry experience, or experience with microbial fermentation processes is preferred;
  • Ability to conceptualize, design and execute experiments that address research questions;
  • Excellent organization and planning skills;
  • Research experience in field of expertise. Broad understanding of scientific principles;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to troubleshoot fermentation equipment and process problems;
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary/multicultural research team.

Primary responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Graduate Scholar Fermentation are to:

  • Provide analysis and feedback about experimental results to supervisors, highlighting important results and defining next step experiments;
  • Plan, conduct and analyze media and process development experiments aimed to improve overall yield and productivity of microbial fermentations;
  • Optimize fermentation processes through media and process development;
  • Develop experiments that provide insight of the interactions between fermentation conditions and the physiology, productivity and stability of the relevant biological material. Experiments will be conducted at a variety of scales, ranging from shake flasks to bench-scale bioreactors;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of specialized laboratory and scientific techniques relative to area of expertise. Responsible for lab equipment specific to research expertise, including maintenance;
  • Broad understanding of instrumentation and scientific principles;
  • Responsible for assigned lab areas;
  • Stay current with literature and the latest technology developments in the areas of interest.
  • Coordinate and cooperate on research activities with peers, supervisors, and subordinates;
  • Communicate effectively by listening, documentation, and presentation;

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Graduate Scholar Fermentation (AJL ID# 819981)

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