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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.


Scientist II 





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. 


As a Scientist ll you will Contribute to research projects, technologies, publications, intellectual property, or trade secrets.


The primary responsibilities of this role, Scientist II, are to:


  • Advance disease biology understanding and target identification in lung diseases using genomics / transcriptomics / metabolomics / proteomics approaches;
  • Apply the findings of target identification studies in the area of lung diseases to identify new mechanisms, pathways and druggable targets for the development of novel, causative therapies;
  • Plan and execute studies to validate and understand the biology of identified target and new mechanisms together with our strategic collaboration partner;
  • Drive the process of drug development for validated mechanisms and targets together with our strategic collaboration partner;
  • Drive continuous improvement in methodology, processes and formats through own expertise and experience;
  • Project management of target discovery projects;
  • Communication and interaction with interdisciplinary project teams;
  • Participate in scientific meetings, seminars and represents the strategic collaboration at internal and external meetings and conferences;
  • Perform other related responsibilities as necessitated by the position.




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:


  • Doctorate or Doctor of Philosophy in natural sciences (genetics, molecular biology, immunology), or medical science, plus four years of related work or postdoctoral/fellowship experience;
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and the ability to adapt to the atmosphere of a dynamic research organization;
  • Creative and flexible thinking, being open minded and challenging the status quo;
  • Able to build excellent working relationships, to initiate new collaborative projects and to take a hands on approach to collaborative scientific discovery efforts;
  • Must enjoy working in a fast paced, cutting edge and challenging environment;
  • Ability and willingness to think "outside the box" to develop and adopt relevant emerging technologies;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong record of research publications and high profile scientific presentations.


Preferred qualifications:


  • Proven track record of successful scientific working, postdoctoral fellowship;
  • Solid background in fibrotic or inflammatory diseases;
  • Experience with cellular and/or animal modeling of lung or inflammatory disease biology;
  • Knowledge of computational biology and experience in computational pipelines for analyzing of large datasets, such as single cell genomics / transcriptomics.

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: 694021     
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