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.

Scientist Fermentation (m/f)

Your tasks and responsibilities

Bayer CropScience Biologics GmbH develops, produces and markets biological products for integrated crop protection and has developed a unique technology for the mass production of filamentous fungi.
For our team Fermentation R&D based in Wismar we are looking for a scientist (m/f) with an innovative spirit and willingness to undertake challenging scientific tasks. In detail you:


  • Optimize the fermentation process for various fungi and increase the overall reliability of the process
  • Organize and support the production of fungal material for lab and field experiments
  • Support the installation and evaluation of new procedures and technologies for the various steps of the fermentation process
  • Improve tools for fermentation upscaling
  • Keep awareness in the field of fermentation development and implement new ideas according to the project needs
  • Compile data and provide comprehensive result presentations to interdisciplinary teams and across company functions


Who you are

  • University degree (Bachelor, Master/ Diploma or higher) or an equivalent education level in biotechnology, microbiology, process engineering, mycology or similar
  • Hands-on experience with fermentation or fungal microbiology
  • Knowledge of fungal biology as well as biological control is advantageous
  • Good data interpretation skills and knowledge in statistical analysis
  • Excellent organizational, reporting and communication skills
  • English & German language skills, both written and spoken are desired


This is a fixed-term contract for 1 year.



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: Wismar
Reference Code: 27536