Environmental Toxicologist / Entomologist – #01K3V
We are seeking exceptionally talented scientists to become integral members of our multi-disciplinary Regulatory organization as Environmental Toxicologists / Entomologists. These positions are in St. Louis, MO and work as part of a cross-functional team that performs ecological testing and assessments critical to obtaining and maintaining registrations for crop protection products developed using biotechnology. A primary responsibility of the roles will be the coordination of laboratory and field ecotoxicology testing and consideration of relevant literature and data to perform ecological risk assessments that reflect evolving scientific and political expectations to support product registrations. Responsibilities include:Designing, coordinating, and initiating testing program to characterize activity spectrum, non-target organism effects and ecological risk of new productsPreparing and reviewing ecological risk assessment reports to support registration of biotechnology-derived products Keeping abreast of scientific and political developments relevant to U.S., OECD, and global regulatory guidelines for environmental safety assessments of plant incorporated protectantsAddressing agency and academic questions around ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment of products with sound and supported scientific responsesDriving publications in accordance with product strategyRepresenting our company's support for science based environmental risk assessment internally and externally with industry, academia, government and public stakeholdersDriving and leading new considerations/tools for non-target organism bioassays and ecological risk assessment on case by case basis–e.g. new modes of actionQualifications:Required Skills/Experience:Minimum Bachelor's in Entomology, Ecotoxicology or related disciplineExperience in designing and conducting laboratory and/or field studies to assess for potential adverse effects on insects Functional knowledge of biostatistics, experimental design, exposure assessment, and analytical methodology Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong project and time management abilities Agility to work on multiple projects and flexibility to meet business objectives Self-motivated and capable of functioning as an independent scientist while being able to work effectively in a team environment Desired Skills/Experience: Ph.D. or Master's Degree (or ability to complete by December 2017) in Entomology, Ecotoxicology or related discipline Professional experience monitoring and conducting GLP ecotoxicology studies and conducting ecological risk assessments for crop protection productsKnowledge and/or experience interacting with regulatory authorities and issue management Experience with U.S. and/or EU ecotoxicology test guidelines and risk assessment approaches for crop protection products including endangered species risk assessmentPrior experience leading scientific initiatives across functional areasPrior experience with quality management systems such as ISO or GLPPrior experience working in agriculture industryBayer 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.Apply for this job.