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Transformation Optimization Intern


Chesterfield, MO, Midwest United States, USA



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Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer

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Internship/Summer Work Experience

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The primary responsibilities of this role, Transformation Optimization Intern, are to:


  • Apply defined scientific principles to solve complex scientific problems;
  • Design, conduct and interpret experiments to improve the pipeline;
  • Organize, document and report research outcomes in a timely manner;
  • Develop improved Agrobaterium-based transformation protocols for major row crops;
  • Collaborate with system improvement scientists to innovate and develop transformation systems;
  • Collaborate with the production team members to enable technology transfer;
  • Achieve commitment to safety and adherence to safety protocols and best practices.




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 or has completed a Master’s degree or Ph.D. program and or a specialization in Plant Biology, Developmental Biology, Plant Physiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology or related field;
  • Plant tissue culture and transformation experience;
  • Stays current with knowledge in new science and technological developments;
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts and techniques;
  • Good record keeping with attention to detail;
  • Troubleshooting experience;
  • Good communication skills.

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.  

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. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice.  
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.  
Division: Crop Science   Reference Code 672221  
Functional Area: [[filter6]]   Location: Chesterfield
Employment Type: [[filter7]]  Position Grade: [[cust_subgrade]]  
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Job Post Date: 08/10/22
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