Internship Discovery Pathology
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Molecular) Phytopathology

Req # 01WYA

InternshipOpportunity in Bergschenhoek, The Netherlands

Molecular)Phytopathology Internship for Vegetable Seeds Research and Development


Bayer Crop Science R&D team inBergschenhoek is looking for a MSc student(M / F) to perform an Internship(Molecular) Phytopathology .

BayerVegetable Seeds is specialized inbreeding, production and sales of vegetable seeds. Employment at this Bayerdivision means working for a fast-

paced and ambitious company. We encourageindividuals to excel in creativity and to show strong decision-making skills,team player mentality and entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Anincredible opportunity to gain broad experience within a market-leading,innovative, multinational company exists. This is a chance to work in amulticultural environment within a highly motivated and professional team;
  • theprospect of career advancement; a chance to build the future that you havealways imagined

    Your main responsibilities

    As Intern(Molecular) Phytopathology , you will support research projects with the aimto improve resistance against pathogens and pests in vegetable crops.

    Activities can include, but are notlimited to :

  • Develop,improve and validate new pathology bioassay protocols in
  • vegetables

  • Conductbioassays in a lab, growth chamber or greenhouse
  • Design,execute and interpret disease- or pest-related experiments
  • Analyze phenotypic data using statistical tools
  • Developand / or use molecular diagnostic methods
  • Reviewscientific references and apply methods of interest
  • Functional competences

  • Knowledgeand experience with plant pathology and molecular methods.
  • Havea desire to attain applied research experience.
  • Strongcommunication skills are required.
  • Fluencyin English, written as well as spoken, is required;
  • Descriptionof critical skills : self-motivated, innovative, independent, networker,agility, results orientation.
  • Experience and qualifications

  • Graduatestudents pursuing a MSc degree in Plant Breeding, Biology, Biotechnology,Plant Pathology or similar field relatedto Agriculture , who are available for a period of 6 months , starting from September2019 onwards.
  • We offer

    The opportunity to work side by sidewith a Bayer Research Scientist and gain practical experience on numerousresearch activities within a market leading, international, organization.


    Please applythrough our website , ref. 01WYA.

    We will behappy to discuss the topics that are available at the moment of yourinternship. For more information contact Vivian van Oosten +31 (0) 317468468 orLaurens Bakker +31 (0)10 5292222.

    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 .

    Qualifications :

    Graduate students pursuing a MSc degree in Plant Breeding, Biology, Biotechnology, Plant Pathology or similar field related to Agriculture , who are available for a period of 6 months , starting from September 2019 onwards.

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