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Herbicide Resistance Intern with Bayer in Chesterfield, MO

Type of position Student Intern
Employer Bayer
Description of Employer 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.
Location Chesterfield, MO
Salary Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs.
Closing date of competition August 30, 2021
Date position available Summer 2022
Description of duties

The primary responsibilities of this role, Herbicide Resistance Intern, are to:

  • Partner with Weed Control Senior Scientist to conduct and coordinate greenhouse, growth chamber and laboratory experiments contributing to the characterization of herbicide resistance in key troublesome weeds.
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize and report the results.
  • Use predictive modeling to determine key practices that contribute to selection of herbicide resistance.
  • Help develop and evaluate new weed control product concepts.
  • Share findings and recommendations on a regular basis with the opportunity to present final findings and recommendations at the conclusion of the internship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications sought

WHO YOU ARE

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 Master’s degree or Ph.D. program in Weed Science, Crop Science, Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Biology and/or a related agricultural discipline;
  • Strong experience in conducting research trials and following scientific procedures;
  • Proven ability to work independently and effectively on cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams;
  • Strong written / oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate and analyze large data sets using statistical and data analytical software;
  • Strong understanding of Weed Biology, Herbicide Physiology, Herbicides modes of action and mechanisms of herbicide weed resistance;
  • Ability to work in greenhouse environment with varied temperatures and conditions.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Digital and data science fluency with proficiency in R, Python or other high-level programing language.
Application procedure  
Submit what Resume
Submit to 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 at https://jobs.bayer.com/
Reference Code: 439041
Additional Information 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:
hrop_usa@bayer.com
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