Insectary and Entomology Field Testing Team Lead
Team Lead Entomology
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of this role, Team Lead Entomology, are to:
Oversight and independent problem-solving expertise for an insectary facility aligning with and supplying partner teams with multiple species of primary insect pests (Lepidopteran and Hemipteran) for discovery screening, subsequent product development testing, and defense of product stewardship and durability;
Oversight of local field efficacy testing support for product development in corn, soy, and cotton portfolios;
Alignment and support for Regulatory insect resistance monitoring stewardship programs;
Facility host responsibilities. Management of people, annual and capital budget, program direction, facilities strategy, and safety culture to maintain OSHA VPP Star site status;
Establish and maintain network to allow alignment with leadership and collaboration across functional teams;
Partner with Global Breeding Team (on site), and agronomic technical teams to conduct field testing and provide technical expertise to growers.
WHO YOU ARE
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:
Ph.D. in Entomology or related field or a MS degree with 5+ years relevant experience;
People leadership and development experience;
Relevant experience rearing insects;
Strong experience with field testing in row crops;
Understanding of insect resistance management;
Experience managing an annual budget and capital across multiple projects;
Data fluency to collect, manage, and analyze insectary metrics and implement quality management system;
Experience with USDA and/or USEPA permits;
Valid Drivers License.
Domestic relocation may be available for this role.
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.
MARCH 29, 2019
E-Mail Pittsburgh, PA
+1 888-473-1001, option #5