Job description

At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.

Data Scientist (m/f/d)

The Computational Life Science Indication Monheim Group is looking for a passionate and creative Data Scientist (m/f/d) to join our team in Monheim. We are a young and diverse team of data scientists generating direct impact in the discovery and optimization process of novel, safe and sustainable active ingredients with high commercial potential.


  • Support the data science enabled/augmented early research process: Develop algorithms, methods and search strategies to screen large chemical spaces for multi-dimensional profiles
  • Drive the mechanistic modelling and simulation part for Chemical research projects especially for questions in the context of sparse and heterogeneous data
  • Support model development for compound absorption - distribution - metabolism - elimination properties in plants and insects
  • Advance the digital maturity in the Small Molecules and Pest Control organization
  • Be a member of a highly interdisciplinary team and create an impact on pipeline and strategic projects to advance safe and sustainable products for agriculture


  • Master’s degree with first applied experience OR PhD in at least one area such as Applied Mathematics, Physics, Biophysics, Computational Biology, Systems Biology, Pharmacometric Modelling
  • Strong proficiency in computational skills and level of experience building predictive models using for example R and/or Python; experience with SimCyp, PKSim is a plus
  • Experience working with biological data; willingness to develop an understanding in Life Science research, Chemistry and Statstics and curiosity to understand experimental set-ups and responsibilities
  • Experience with Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and/or Data Driven Modelling is a plus
  • First experience with AWS is a plus and multi project management skills
  • Strong communication competencies including presentations to all levels of the organization and delivery of complex quantitative analyses in a clear, concise, and actionable way
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken



This is your opportunity to tackle the world’s biggest challenges with us: Maintaining our health, feeding growing populations and slowing the rate of climate change. You have a voice, ideas and perspectives and we want to hear them. Because our success begins with you. Be part of something big. Be Bayer.

Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

Location: Monheim

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 617301

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