Environmental Fate Scientist II

Research Triangle Park, NC, United States
Apr 16, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Scientist II, are to:

  • Act as Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) study director or principal investigator for lab environmental fate related studies, such as aerobic/anaerobic soil/sediment degradation, hydrolysis, and photolysis. Solve day-to-day problems in study ensuring that studies progress to required deadlines;
  • Accurately assess and forecast the time and resources needed to complete the assigned studies and projects. Write, review, and develop improvements in study protocols that will satisfactorily achieve specific regulatory and business objectives. Evaluate new techniques and procedures in the area of agrochemical testing. Make recommendations as to their adoption into Environmental Safety (EnSa) programs as appropriate;
  • Plan and direct the work of one or more scientists/technicians performing a variety of complex tasks. Coordinate and review work of external contractors. Provide guidance and support to other study participants taking overall responsibility for successful completion of the study;
  • Evaluate data and prepare reports for submission to regulatory authorities ensuring that the study meets the required business objective. Tailor the report presentation to address a specific regulatory concern;
  • Ensure that emerging technical information is shared with other functions in EnSa and R&D. Be an active participant in the EnSa Technical Team process for area of expertise. Represent the Environmental Safety function internally within BCS or represent BCS externally at industry meetings or at discussions with regulatory agencies;
  • Ensure that all GLP regulations are communicated to study participants and are strictly observed.

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 a relevant field of study, with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience or M.S. in a relevant field of study, with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of study, with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Excellent organization skills with regard to the collection, presentation, and archive of experimental data;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • An ability to train less experienced scientists, mentor and develop junior staff, and promote team based approaches to BCS development programs.

*Domestic relocation assistance may be provided.

Your application

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. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. 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.

Country: United States
Location: NC-Research Triangle Park, NC-Raleigh