The primary responsibilities of this role, Crop Efficiency and Disease Discovery Intern, are to: 

  • Report into the Crop Efficiency and Disease Discovery team in Bayer Crop Science Biotech Division;
  • Be self-motivated, have strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrate problem solving abilities, and be leaders among their peers;
  • Collate and analyze large quantitate genetic, genomic, sequence and physiology data sets to discovery new insights into gene/allele to trait correlations;
  • Work on expert level application of quantitative genetics, genomics and bioinformatics;
  • Work on expert level application of data science and informatics to manage data sets and analytics;
  • Understand molecular genetics to formulate hypotheses for allele effects in germplasm;
  • Work on interpretation of gene to trait correlations;
  • Work on Data Collection, analysis methods and statistics;
  • Work on plant physiology and trait biology;
  • Have communication and collaboration across organizations.

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 Ph.D. or Post-Doctoral program;
  • Major or Minor focus on Data Science, genomics or informatics;
  • Ability to build relationships and work well in a team-based environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization;
  • Self-motivated with a strong results orientation;
  • Demonstrate ability to manage a deadline while being able to focus on details;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and an ability to organize (thoughts, data, etc.);
  • Excellent computer skills related to data acquisition and record keeping;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Desire to learn and willing to ask questions and able to adapt to change.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pursing a degree in Biology, Plant Science, Breeding or Crop Science experience in quantitative genetics;
  • Plant Science, Plant Breeding, Quantitative genetics or bioinformatics course work.

Your application 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.

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