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Bayer Scientist II: Turf, Ornamental, Urban Pest Management, and Vector Control Markets in Kansas City, Missouri

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Scientist II: Turf, Ornamental, Urban Pest Management, and Vector Control Markets


The primary responsibilities of this role, Scientist II: Turf, Ornamental, Urban Pest Management, and Vector Control Markets, are to:

  • Plan, establish, manage, and report scientific trials based on developed protocols;

  • Utilize the various programs and management systems including data accumulation, budget, and time tracking, and reporting to ensure efficient and transparent operations;

  • Be able to travel according to the needs of the business;

  • Develop a network of cooperators, thought leaders, and customers to aid in conducting trials in assigned territory;

  • Develop effective relationships with external customers, cooperators, internal stakeholders particularly area sales managers and Field Development team members;

  • Develop a clear understanding of development objectives and business rational for planned trials;

  • Have effective communication with excellent presentation skills and the ability to simplify complex concepts;

  • Collaborate with product development managers, marketing, and commercial operations on technical positioning based on trial results and customer needs;

  • Be organize and self-directed, this is a remote role with the expectation that projects are organized and completed in a timely and professional manner;

  • Be responsible for field safety in handling and storage of pesticides and equipment along with first aid practices and proper maintenance of equipment to insure a safe environment to accomplish field trials;

  • Have safe driving record and maintain high level of ethical and corporate policy compliant behavior;

  • Understand and comply with state and federal pesticide regulations.

  • This role is a territory based role and can be located within one of the following metropolitan areas: San Antonio, TX; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; Austin, TX; New Orleans, LA; Little Rock, AR; Nashville, TN; Memphis, TN; Oklahoma City, OK; Tulsa, OK; St. Louis, MO; or Kansas City, MO.


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:

  • Must have one of the following: a) Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with at least 7 years of relevant experience in Agricultural or Biological Science OR; b) Minimum of a Master's Degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience; OR c) Ph.D. with at least 3 years of relevant experience;

  • Significant experience with field trials, including use and calibration of standard application equipment, plot design, summary across trials, and safety measures;

  • Proficient at standard computer software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel) with ability to compile, summarize and publish research material in electronic format;

  • Ability to learn and utilize trial management and company database programs for tracking and summarizing results;

  • Ability to build collaborative, trusting relationships with team members;

  • Exceptional organizational skills, including ability to work independently and without supervision, effective planning and execution of activities, completion of assigned projects, and accountablility for work completed;

  • Well developed human relation skills; ability to enable interaction with key university researchers and influencers, but also ability to communicate effectively at a practical level with customers;

  • Excellent presentation skills.


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

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.

Location: Houston || United States : Arkansas : Little Rock || United States : Louisiana : New Orleans || United States : Missouri : Kansas City || United States : Missouri : St. Louis || United States : Oklahoma : Oklahoma City || United States : Oklahoma : Tulsa || United States : Tennessee : Memphis || United States : Tennessee : Nashville || United States : Texas : Austin || United States : Texas : Dallas || United States : Texas : Houston || United States : Texas : San Antonio

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 421241

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com