Intern Trait Genetics
Bayer
Bergschenhoek, Netherlands
16 uur geleden

Description

Bayer Crop Science R&D team inBergschenhoek is looking for an Internship Trait Genetics .

Bayer Vegetable Seeds is specialized in breeding, production and salesof vegetable seeds. Employment at this Bayer division means working for afast-

paced and ambitious company. We encourage individuals to excel increativity and to show strong decision-making skills, team player mentality andentrepreneurial spirit.

  • An incredible opportunity to gain broad experience within amarket-leading, innovative, multinational company exists. This is a chance towork in a multicultural environment within a highly motivated and professionalteam;
  • the prospect of career advancement; a chance to build the future that youhave always imagined

    Your main responsibilities

  • As an intern, you will be responsible for characterizing anddetermining the genetic architecture of novel agronomic traits needed todeliver innovation in our glasshouse vegetable breeding pipelines .
  • Activitiescan include, but are not limited to :

  • Conduct a literature study to search for leads and provide the required scientific context to your project.
  • Design proof of concept experiments and conduct research trials in the nursery and in the greenhouse.
  • Generate and analyze phenotypic and genotypic data
  • Develop genetic predictions of actual plant phenotypes and evaluate the accuracy.
  • Keep proper documentation of your research and present your project to an international group of colleagues from R&D.
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  • Functional competences

  • Knowledge and experience with plant biology and genetics
  • Have a desire to attain applied research experience.
  • Strong communication skills are required for written and oralpresentations .
  • Fluency in English, written as well as spoken, is required ;
  • Description of critical skills : self-motivated, creative / innovative,independent, networker, agility, results orientation.
  • Experience and qualifications

  • Graduate students pursuing a Bsc or Msc degree in Plant Breeding, Biology , Biotechnology, PlantPathology or similar field related to Agriculture , who are available for aperiod of 6 months , starting from November 2019 onwards.
  • Juniors in similar degree programs will also be considered.

    We offer

    You will be giventhe opportunity to work side by side with a Bayer Research Scientist(s) and receivepractical experience on numerous research activities common within industry.

    Interested?

    Please applythrough our website , ref. 01XF0

    About Us

    Bayer successfully completed theacquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadershipin seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biologicalcrop protection.

    By joining forces, we will create even more extensive careeropportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shapeagriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers,consumers, and our planet.

    While we are now Bayer, we will continueto hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our careerplatforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at thecombined company by visiting

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  • Your application

    Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.

    Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice.

    To all recruitment agencies : Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

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