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.

PostDoc Process Analytical Technologies (m/f)

Your tasks and responsibilities

As a member of a joint team between the Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) corporate function and the Upstream Process (USP) development function within the Biological Development organization of Bayer Pharma, you will have the opportunity to conduct academic research and development on innovative analytical technologies for monitoring and control of mammalian cell cultivation processes. Your taks and responsibilites will include:


  • Proposing, developing, testing and implementing innovative analytical technologies and methods for biotechnological upstream processes
  • Identifying suitable PAT methods for analyzing monoclonal antibodies and/or media components and metabolic products for monitoring and as a means for control of cell cultivation processes
  • Characterizing, comparing and assessing newly developed methods and commercially available technologies
  • Partnering with biotechnology process experts and scientists from analytical development and from QC department to discuss and align USP PAT method development
  • Closely collaborating with academic partners within the IMI (Innovative Medicine Initiative) EU public private partnership
  • Publishing and presenting research findings internally, at international conferences and in scientific journals


Who you are

  • PhD in analytical chemistry, biophysics, biochemistry or biotechnology with proven track record in analytical sciences
  • Demonstrated experience with separation technologies (e.g. CE, UPLC), immunochemical methods (e.g. protein arrays, ELISA, SPR) or related technologies
  • Ideally experience in a biotechnological setting (e.g. cell culture, media, upstream or downstream development)
  • Ability to identify problems and to tackle them in a solution-oriented manner
  • Creativity and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to an international and dynamic research & development team
  • Have an appetite to connect to and discuss with scientists and engineers from commercial production, biotechnology process development and academia and build a bridge between these areas
  • Enjoy developing and implementing innovative ideas and creative concepts
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in English and German, both verbal and written


This position is limited for 2 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. Bayer begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen ungeachtet von ethnischer Herkunft, nationaler Herkunft, Geschlecht, Alter, körperlichen Merkmalen, sozialer Herkunft, Behinderung, Mitgliedschaft in einer Gewerkschaft, Religion, Familienstand, Schwangerschaft, sexueller Orientierung, Geschlechtsidentität oder einem anderen sachfremden Kriterium nach geltendem Recht. Wir bekennen uns zu dem Grundsatz, alle Bewerberinnen und Bewerber fair zu behandeln und Benachteiligungen zu vermeiden.

Country: Germany
Location: Wuppertal
Reference Code: 12924

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