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Assoc Research Scientist 


In Bayer’s Pharmaceuticals division, we focus on researching, developing, and marketing specialty-focused innovative medicines that provide significant clinical benefit and value, primarily in the therapeutic areas of cardiology, oncology, gynecology, hematology, and ophthalmology. With our innovative products, we seek to achieve therapeutic benefit for patients, while at the same time satisfying the growing requirements of physicians and health insurers. As one of the leading research-based pharmaceutical companies worldwide, we have nearly 50 ongoing development projects in clinical trials.




The primary responsibilities of this role, Associate Research Scientist, are to: 


  • Independently design and conduct process development experiments, assays, or operational procedures of a complex and non-routine nature in support of pre-determined corporate goals;
  • Apply knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GMP) requirements to practice in own functional area;
  • Analyze and interpret results, systems, or procedures;
  • Troubleshoot failed experiments, assays, or procedures: overcome obstacles and develop alternative experimental approaches;
  • Recommend new and innovative solutions to problems utilizing knowledge of unit operations, scientific creativity, independent thought, and proficiency;
  • Interact with other departments on projects and contribute to overall success of specific project;
  • Interpret and effectively communicate scientific findings in one on one discussions and/or departmental meetings;
  • Take initiative in keeping current with field of specialty and contribute to scientific literature;
  • Ensure that laboratory notebooks are consistently updated, audited, and well maintained;
  • Strive to identify novel drug targets in Oncogenic Signaling within the Bayer Research & Innovation Center.


WHO YOU ARE                                         


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership Integrity Flexibility Efficiency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science with at least six years relevant experience;
  • Master of Science with at least four years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to design and perform experiments; assays, methods development, validation, scale up or operations;
  • Demonstrated ability to independently troubleshoot problems requiring original thought;
  • Demonstrated knowledge in field of expertise (i.e. unit operation, of literature, new developments, technologies, and regulations);
  • Ability to apply scientific principles to the design and interpretation of scientific experiments;
  • Ability to exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results;
  • Ability to solve routine to complex operation and scientific problems requiring original thinking and deductive reasoning;
  • Ability to prepare reports and interpret the results of complex experiments;
  • Previous experience participating in a project team;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft suite of Software (Word, Excel);
  • Ability to learn and apply business tools and systems such as SAP;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. 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. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
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. 

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.  
Location: United States : Massachusetts : Cambridge     
Division: Pharmaceuticals    
Reference Code: 726662     
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