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Computational Protein Engineer / Data Scientist Intern

St. Louis , Missouri

Req ID 01RXL

We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

  • Full-Time
  • Level: All
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Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet. While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms.

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  • Compensation:

    Monsanto offers competitive pay and benefits, as well as other exciting rewards.

  • Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision):

    Monsanto offers a Health and Insurance Benefits Program that allows you to tailor your own benefits package.

  • Paid time off:

    We believe we can all be more effective individuals if there's a proper balance among the various demands of work, family and life.

  • Paid training:

    Internal and external seminars and conferences are available to increase your technical, professional and managerial skills.

  • Savings Plan:

    We provide you an opportunity to save up to 25% of your eligible pay in a personal savings program to which Monsanto also contributes.

  • Variety and Collaboration:

    Opportunities to participate in varied types of projects and get new experiences from partnerships with many organizations within Monsanto.

Responsibilities

The Data Science Analytics Team is seeking a motivated Computational Protein Engineer / Data Scientist Intern. The position will be located in Chesterfield, Missouri, reporting to our Computational Protein Design Lead.
We develop proteins for agricultural products by utilizing advanced analytics, rational and combinatorial design, and protein biophysical properties.
Dates for this internship are May 13-August 2 of 2019.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing protein variants with improved target properties for project teams
  • Increasing the understanding of protein design/structure/function relationships on project teams – ultimately leading to the increased efficiency of our protein engineering program.
  • Developing strategies for utilizing advanced analytics and machine learning in protein design
Required Skills/Experiences:
  • Current undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum of three years completed of a Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology or related program.
  •  Ability to script and program in a modern programming language.
Preferred Skills/Experiences:
  • Experience with large, complex datasets
  • Working knowledge of machine learning algorithms
  • Knowledge of wet lab techniques in protein biochemistry
  • Experience with R and Python programming languages
  • Strong knowledge of the experimental and computational aspects of protein structure/function and engineering
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal), with a proven ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, precise, and actionable manner to diverse teams at all levels of the organization
 
Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.
 
While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

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