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Plant Transform and Gene Editing Co-Op

Plant Transform and Gene Editing Co-op 
Support technical development in the areas of gene editing and gene expression. Work collaboratively with researchers and scientists toward shared research goals and technical milestones. Gain exposure to work in industry for a co-op
The primary responsibilities of this role are to:
  • Conduct research in projects focused on plant transformation and gene editing under the supervision of manager and scientists on the Enabling Technologies platform
  • Contribute to experimental design and data analysis in collaboration with other scientists
  • Document research plan, methods, results and data analysis
  • Prepare and communicate reports and summaries in written and/or verbal form to manager and other stakeholders
  • Follow established operational standards including best practices, safety protocols and compliance policies
  • Prioritize and coordinate work within a larger team and across functional groups
  • Connect with key stakeholder and technical experts and contribute to innovation and Intellectual property in the team and Crop Science (Research and development) R&D
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:
  • Enrolled within a University in the United States, pursuing a Master of Science (MS) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Biology, Cell biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or related field
  • Ability to design, plan and execute experiments, analyze data, and interpret results
  • Tail oriented and able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion and creativity for solving problems
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to expand knowledge base through continuous learning
  • Experience with gene editing, molecular biology, sequence analysis, gene expression and/or tissue culture