Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

PhD student (m/f/d) Machine Learning in Robotics

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop and execute concepts to utilize machine learning in the control of robots in industrial applications
  • Evaluate the opportunity offered by machine learning
  • Coordinate and integrate interns to support and complement the development and testing
  • Take responsibility and cooperate with lab engineers and technicians


Who you are

  • University degree (Master/Diploma) in mechanical engineering, computer science or similar
  • Profound experience in machine learning (e.g. part of university studies)
  • Experience in robotics (e.g. project or industry experience)
  • Strong social skills for interaction within the team as well as with customers and partners
  • Strategic thinker (m/f/d) with innovative flair for original thinking in new fields without  established routines and processes
  • Fluent English language skills, both written and spoken; German language skills are beneficial


This position is limited for 3 years.

Your application

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.




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. 

Country: Germany
Location: Leverkusen
Reference Code: 41821
Functional Area: [sap_fa_2]
Entry Level: 3