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Analytical Chemist Scientist II (Method Development Metabolomics Mass Spectrometry)


West Sacramento, CA, West United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Analytical Chemist Scientist II (Method Development Metabolomics Mass Spectrometry) 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Analytical Chemist Scientist II (Method Development Metabolomics Mass Spectrometry) are to:


  • Plan and direct Analytical Chemistry research for projects involving advanced analysis for known and unknown compounds in microbes, plants, and other complex sample matrices;
  • Lead, develop and mentor;
  • Design and conduct experiments utilizing a variety of mass spectrometry analysis techniques;
  • Analyze and interpret data collected, form conclusions, and write technical reports;
  • Contribute to improving existing methods and capabilities;
  • Have experience with mass spectrometry-based analysis software;
  • Develop, improve, and deploy informatics pipelines to analyze and compare mass spectrometry-based data;
  • Ability to spend 80% of time working hands-on in laboratory;
  • Stay current on scientific literature and implement this knowledge to new experiments and methodologies;
  • Prepare and make technical presentations at internal meetings and scientific conferences.





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. in Analytical Chemistry, Mass spectrometry, or a related field with 3 or more years of work experience OR Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry, Mass spectrometry, or a related field with 5 or more years of work experience OR Bachelor's degree in Analytical Chemistry, Mass spectrometry, or a related field with 7 or more years of work experience;
  • Hands-on experience with one or more of the following: Orbitrap, Triple Quadrupole (QQQ), and Quadrupole-Time-of-Flight (QTOF) mass spectrometry, UPLC fluidics, or data processing with various software;
  • Experience with MRM/SRM or DDA/DIA;
  • Proven experience with operation, calibration, and maintenance of MS instruments and interpretation of data;
  • Proficient in standard wet chemistry sample extraction and cleanup techniques;
  • Ability to independently design and execute experiments to solve unique problems;
  • Experience with data analysis and bioinformatics;
  • Problem solving skills based on understanding of raw data;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Domestic relocation may be available for this role.

Sponsorship may be available for this role.

Position based in West Sacramento, CA.




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. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: West Sacramento     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 644941     
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Job Post Date: 06/21/22
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