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Genome-Phenome Modeling Scientist

St. Louis , Missouri

Req ID 01ROS

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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  • Self-Motivated
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Who We Are

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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Rewards

  • 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


We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual with a passion for innovation to join our Enviroment and Phenome Modeling team within the Plant Breeding Organization. The position will be based in St. Louis at our corporate headquarters.

As part of our diverse, highly dynamic group, the successful candidate will be exposed to exciting research challenges and will have ample opportunity to work with interdisciplinary scientists to foster your career growth and development while delivering innovative solutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate closely with data scientists, breeders, and data engineers to provide data-driven solutions to business problems.
  • Understand the core scientific questions and develop methodology for the integrative usage of genomic, phenomic and environment data.
  • Develop novel methods for integrated analysis of genotype by environment.
  • Build effective relationships and partnerships with internal customers and stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A PhD with a track record of productivity in the areas of statistical genetics, statistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, applied mathematics, or a relevant scientific field.
  • Demonstrated experience using machine learning/AI, or statistical methodology to solve research problems.   
  • Exposure to computational biology, bioinformatics, or genomics.
  • A strong scientific track record, as evidenced by published or accepted papers.
  • Ability to rapidly learn new problem domains, and good decision-making and judgement skills.
  • Ability to work in a large team as well as independently.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mathematical or statistical modeling in biological data.
  • Knowledge of crop production system
  • Proven ability to communicate complex analytical problems in clear, precise and actionable manner.

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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