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Molecular Biologist, Biochemist, Biologist as Laboratory Head (m/f)

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competenciesin the Life Science fields of health
care and agriculture. Its products and services aredesigned to benefit people and
improve their quality of life. Bayer CropScience is one of the world´s leading innovative
crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural
pest control, offering an outstanding range of products as well as an extensive service
backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be
part of a culture where we value the passion of ouremployees to innovate and give
them the power to change.

Laboratory Head Molecular
Biology/Biochemistry (m/f)


  • Responsible for the efficient management and steering of a research laboratory with the
    goal to efficiently support the insecticides and nematicides discovery and development
  • Continuous contribution to the small molecule identification and optimization process,
    specifically with physiological, biochemical, molecular and cellular studies in close
    cooperation with chemists
  • Manage a team of technicians, and occasionally students, PhD candidates and
  • Continuous development, implementation and application of novel methods and
  • Generate intellectual property to protect future business and secure protection of results
    and concepts
  • Ensure high safety standards and company compliantaction, taking into account laws,
    regulations and directives including assessment and evaluation of potential risks of all


  • PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, biology ora related field
  • Broad experience in insect physiology, molecular biology, genetics, cell biology and
  • Good understanding of insect/nematode biology and genomics
  • Proven knowledge of genomic techniques such as transcriptomics or genetic modification/
    modulation of insects
  • Proven experience in leading teams
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability tomanage projects
  • Ability to adapt to different organizations and cultures
  • Very good networking and communication skills
  • Process oriented thinking
  • Willingness to travel frequently
  • Ability to support change in complex organizations
  • High ability to solve problems and to structure and simplify complex tasks
  • Fluency in English is mandatory


This is a fixed-term contract for two years. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
and support both individual and professional development. Applications for this position
should be made online at www.career.bayer.de, submitting a cover letter, your CV and
references as well as your salary expectation.
Bayer CropScience
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Phone +49 214 30 99779
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