May 31st – June 3rd, 2018, Cape Cod, USA

Cardiovascular Research @ Bayer

You are a young scientist in cardiovascular research and you want to improve people`s lives? Then our scientific workshop “Cardiovascular Research @ Bayer” is a great chance for you to connect with Bayer!


Our Workshop

This workshop is an excellent occasion to discuss Bayer`s developments and projects in cardiovascular research, to present your individual scientific results and to explore job opportunities within Bayer’s R&D organization in Wuppertal-Aprath (Germany) or in Boston (USA).


Bayer’s activities in this exciting field are reflected by an equally broad spectrum of opportunities for natural scientists (Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics), as well as pharmacists and physicians, covering aspects as diverse as:



  • Being part of a team that identifies and characterizes novel treatment options for patients with cardiovascular diseases (including the indications heart failure, arrhythmia, thrombosis, inflammatory and fibrotic lung diseases, acute organ dysfunction, and kidney diseases)


  • Working in research laboratories and planning, executing and evaluating preclinical pharmacology studies in the field of cardiovascular diseases research


  • Participating in interdisciplinary teams and projects from target identification, target validation to optimization of substances and preclinical studies

Currently as well as in the near future, we are looking for scientists who are keen to make an impact and who have the passion to innovate.


The event takes place in the “Sea Crest Beach Hotel” in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA. The beach hotel in a calm and nice location and relatively close to Boston provides a perfect setting for scientific exchange and also for hikes and sightseeing.

The workshop will consist, on the one hand, of Poster Sessions where every participant will have the chance to show his or her current scientific research or project. On the other hand there will be Case Studies for the participants in order to discuss relevant scientific questions from Bayer’s business.

There will also be several talks about cardiovascular research as well as a talk about the experiences during the first year in job at Bayer.


Besides the working sessions there will be enough time for networking, get-together and for personal discussions with managers and experts from Bayer.

Your Profile

You are enthusiastic and deeply committed to one field within cardiovascular diseases research: heart failure, arrhythmia, thrombosis, inflammatory and fibrotic lung diseases, acute organ dysfunction, and kidney diseases.


You are in the final stages of finishing or have just finished your PhD and have a noted record of scientific achievements.

Besides your scientific excellence, you are preferably skilled in one area of experimental cardiovascular diseases (heart, lung, vascular, thrombosis, acute organ disorders, or kidney diseases) and have ideally first experience in planning, execution and evaluation of cardiovascular pharmacology.


You enjoy working in genuinely interdisciplinary teams and are able to connect your cardiovascular research with genetic and biological hypotheses, tangible experiments, and project decisions. Day by day you enjoy learning new science and want to improve the quality of life, along with our mission: “Bayer: Science For A Better Life”.


Excellent communication skills in English are highly welcome, owing to the international setup of our research and development functions.




This video will show impressions of the Workshop “Cardiovascular Research @ Bayer” in April 2015.


If you are interested please submit your application (including Cover letter/letter of motivation, CV, certificates (e.g. Bachelor, Master, PHD)) online by March 18th, 2018. We will cover all travel and accommodation costs for accepted participants.

We are looking forward to receiving your application - directly via the online application form.

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