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Bayer Protein Structural Biology and Mechanism Lead in Chesterfield, Missouri

Structure and Mechanism Lead


The primary responsibilities of this role, Structure and Mechanism Lead, are to:

  • Set strategy for elucidation of key protein, protein-protein and protein-nucleic acid complex structures related to mode of action and optimization of lead proteins in the Plant Biotechnology pipeline;

  • Ensure enabling functional assays and mechanistic studies are established/performed to support lead optimization campaigns and mode of action studies;

  • Obtain access to new technologies to deliver structures and for protein characterization;

  • Authors peer reviewed publications and presenting key findings to external audiences;

  • Maximize team efficiency through forecasting and tracking of resources by implementing project management tools;

  • Participate in the overall development of the Protein Sciences platform through development of people on own team and in the platform;


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:

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. with 6+ years of relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 10+ years of relevant experience OR Bachelor’s degree with12+ years of relevant experience;

  • Demonstrated ability to independently develop strategies for obtaining structural models using x-ray diffraction, CryoEM, computational, and other modern methods;

  • Fluent in principles and concepts of computational design and familiar with design software packages;

  • Demonstrated ability to experimentally characterize function and/or mechanism;

  • Additional requirements include, at least two years leadership experience including a demonstrated willingness to effectively coach and mentor people.

Relocation may be avialable for this role.

Sponsorship 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.

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.

Application Period: Please define Reference Code: 330368

Division: Crop Science Location: United States : Missouri : Chesterfield || United States : Missouri : St. Louis

Functional Area: Biotechnology R&D Position Grade: VS 1.3

Employment Type: Regular Work Time: Please define

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