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DATE ADDED: Mon 18/05/2020

Bayer: Senior Scientist I Oncology

Cambridge, Massachusetts, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Scientist I, are to: Demonstrate broad and in-depth knowledge of scientific concepts and apply this expertise to the drug discovery/development process by either enabling a go/no go decision or by bringing in value added assays or technology platforms; Lead projects independently and make major contributions to a project team; Ensures that junior members of the scientific staff contribute to the overall success of the project; Make project proposals and regular contributions of constructive advice to projects not under own direction; Serve as a member on global project teams; Have advance disease biology understanding and target identification in diseases using genomics and transcriptomics approaches; Apply the findings of gene expression studies in the assigned TA to identify new mechanisms, pathways and finally druggable targets for the development of novel and causative therapies; Interface with various external or internal research teams potentially on a global level to generate new ideas and exercises sound judgment to solve a wide range of difficult scientific problems; Be an ambassador for the Bayer brand externally, supporting Bayer's perception as a "partner of Choice; Interpret and effectively communicate complex scientific findings in one-on-one discussions, and department and functional and global meetings. WHO YOU ARE 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. in Life Sciences with at least eight years of relevant experience in the biopharma industry or equivalent; Drug development expertise, including demonstrated ability to manage projects and work in a multidisciplinary context and to develop and work in a partnership with external scientists (academic and industry); Previous experience as part of a project team and demonstrated success with significant contributions to major milestones of project either by applying a broad range of scientific and technical principles; Previous experience supervising employees in a scientific setting; Demonstrated ability to design, execute, analyze, and interpret experiments, systems, methods development, validation, scale-up or operations which leads to significant impact on a project or the strategic direction of the department; Demonstrated scientific/technical leadership abilities through major contributions to new or advanced technologies and new concept research areas; Ability to apply scientific principles to the design and interpretation of scientific experiments; Demonstrated success for technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought; Demonstrated ability to present ongoing scientific and technical work at internal and departmental seminars; Ability to build relationships through inter-organization collaborations; Excellent verbal and written communication skills including writing of scientific and technical reports and presentations; Good working knowledge of Microsoft suite of Software (Word, and Excel).