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Bayer IP Scientist in Plant Biotechnology in Chesterfield, Missouri

IP Scientist


The primary responsibilities of this role, IP Scientist (in Plant Biotechnology), are to:

  • Coordinate interactions among scientists and patent attorneys;

  • Monitor, proactively, research progress and identify patentable opportunity timely;

  • Search IP and technical databases;

  • Conduct timely FTO evaluation and IP landscape assessment;

  • Provide support to patent preparation and prosecution and draft patent applications according to business needs and priority;

  • Deliver IP education;

  • Manage IP clearance for external presentation, publication, collaboration sharing, material transfer;

  • Deliver work product in a timely manner in the assigned areas/teams using established processes.


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. OR Master’s Degree with 3+ years of research experience or preferred degree in Molecular Biology, Plant Science, Plant Biotechnology, Crop Physiology, or another closely related scientific field of study;

  • Self-motivated to succeed individually as well as on a team level;

  • Work and deliver under stringent timelines;

  • Demonstrate ability in critical and analytical thinking and attention to detail;

  • Work effectively with diverse stakeholders;

  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills with ability to clearly express complex scientific concepts in written and oral presentations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry experience and knowledge in IP and U.S. patent laws and practice is strongly desired.

Domestic relocation may be available for this role.

Position based in Chesterfield, MO (St. Louis area)

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: 311966

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

Functional Area: Biotechnology R&D Position Grade: M07

Employment Type: Regular Work Time: Please define

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