• location: Saint Louis, MO
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $25 - $29 per hour
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Are you looking for an opportunity where you feel valued as a team member? If so, we have an exciting opportunity open for an entry level Scientist with a background in molecular biology. This position is with our client, Bayer who s one of the world's leading agricultural technology companies. They are a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with fewer natural resources.

As the successful candidate, you will identify and evaluate rapid, portable genetic testing methods. Working at Bayer, you will interact with external groups that are developing portable genetic assays to conduct pilot experiments for specific use cases. You will also work with Bayer scientists to demonstrate novel genetic testing approaches. Intellectual contribution to development and comparison of new approaches and preparation of a manuscript for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal is expected.

The project associated with this position is scientifically very interesting and the candidate should be interested in demonstrating and developing new methods and concepts. They will likely publish results in a scientific journal. This position will also interact with start-up companies as well as with several scientists working in different divisions within Bayer.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must for this position.



You should have completed a Ph.D that involved extensive work in a molecular biology lab or a Master's degree with 2+ additional years of molecular biology experience.

This is a great opportunity in a positive, innovative work environment where all workers are treated with respect and diversity is accepted.

Bayer Crop Science is an agriculture company focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. They work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. They think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests.

Benefits provided by Randstad include medical, dental, vision insurance; 401k; and holiday pay.

Relocation cost reimbursement is not available for this position.

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
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