Bayer Seeks Herbicide Resistance Intern

Posted on November 22, 2021
Bayer Seeks Herbicide Resistance Intern
Position Title                                                                                                                                        Bayer-2018-03
Herbicide Resistance Intern
Position Summary  
At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.
  • 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.


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.

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