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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.


Computational Scientist (m/f/d) 




  • Build and maintain bio-ontologies using semantic web technologies, methodologies and standards
  • Customize and apply ontology reasoning services and ontology editing tools
  • Automate ontology maintenance tasks in an enterprise master data management environment, respecting the company wide data stewardship and governance framework
  • Train data stewards in data management workflows and use of relevant data editing tools
  • Support biological data integration, e.g. of genomics, traits, species, via algorithm/data model design and implementation
  • Support the data management organization in insourcing of external knowledge and standards
  • Build and maintain good understanding of public resources


  • Scientific master degree in bioinformatics or similar
  • Experience in building and maintaining (bio-)ontologies as well as in automatizing ontology maintenance tasks (e.g. using scripts)
  • Experience/exposure with master data management (data stewardship and governance) and with biological data integration as well as algorithms design and implementation
  • Experience in semantic web technologies and standards, e.g. with OBO, RDF, OWL, SHACL, SPARQL, SKOS
  • Familiar with graph-based systems (e.g. triple stores)
  • Good understanding of ontology reasoning services and ontology editing tools as well as of public resources as gene ontology, plant ontology, traits ontology
  • High ability to solve problems and to structure and simplify complex tasks and ability to contribute in an international and dynamic research and development team
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken


This is a fixed-term contract for two years.


Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.


Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.


Location:            ​   Monheim

Division: ​               Crop Science

Reference Code:  40783


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