Bayer AG

Assay Technology Pathologist (All Genders)

Bayer AG

Ingenieurberufe, Techniker

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.

Assay Technology Pathologist (All Genders)

Are you a skilled and passionate Pathologist with a deep understanding of biomarkers and assay technologies looking to make a significant impact in the

pharmaceutical industry? Bayer invites you to join our dynamic Clinical Development Operations team as an Assay Technology Pathologist (f/m/d). In this

role, you will play a pivotal part in advancing our commitment to cutting-edge research and innovative drug development – guided by our value of “Science

for a Better Future”. If you are ready to apply your expertise to shape the future of healthcare and improve the lives of patients worldwide, we welcome you

to explore this exciting opportunity at Bayer Pharmaceuticals.


In this exciting and dynamic role, you will:

  • Evaluate tissue samples processed by various technologies (e.g., H&E;, IHC, ISH, RNAScope) across diverse indication spaces (oncology, inflammation,
    immunology, cell and gene therapy) in both research and clinical settings (GCP)
  • Evaluate H&E-stained; tumor slides for macrodissection for molecular downstream analyses
  • Ensure quality control of tissue samples and stainings by internal and external teams
  • Serve as an Assay Technology expert in standard pathology technologies, especially IHC and ISH/RNAscope, and support validation of assays for clinical
  • Support the establishment of automated immunohistochemical, in-situ hybridization, and other tissue-based assays (e.g., PLA), including
    validation, image analysis, and tissue processing procedures
  • Foster relationships with academic institutions, CROs, diagnostic companies, and industry associations as well as provide guidance on innovative
    technologies for spatial analysis, multiplex assays, and automated quantitative digital image analysis
  • Collaborate and align with experts in project and strategy teams


We are excited about your talent and passion for the Assay Technology Pathologist (f/m/d). Attracting the right talent is important to us. We would be
happy to identify and shape the career and development opportunities you are looking for together with you, also on a part-time basis (min. 80%).

  • You are a qualified M.D. Pathologist

  • You have a proven track record of research/clinical development in biomarker-driven projects with at least initial work experience in the
    pharmaceutical industry or in a clinical pathology laboratory

  • You demonstrate a strong scientific background in cancer biology and/or immunology

  • You bring extensive expertise in histopathology techniques (e.g., IHC, ISH, macro-/microdissection, quantitative imagine analysis, etc.) –
    hands-on experience in method development, validation and/or image analysis algorithm generation is preferred

  • You are proficient in implementing complex in vitro diagnostic assays to meet clinical trial designs and sampling handling strategies

  • You have advanced knowledge of pathophysiology and oncology therapies with a focus on translational sciences (cf., Proof of Concept)
    and/or biomarkers (experience in other disease areas is a plus)

  • You are familiar with relevant regulations

  • Your distinguished scientific reputation with multiple publications and a strong network in academic and clinical communities, coupled with
    strong leadership, communication, and influencing skills sets you apart

  • Fluency in English, written and spoken (German is an advantage)

We use the possibilities of hybrid working flexibly. In order to experience community and collaboration, you are on site at least 3 days per week.


Applications from employees in Germany who may be affected by personnel reduction will be treated favourably.


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: ​​ ​ Berlin​

​​ Division: ​ Pharmaceuticals​

Reference Code: 803911​

Pixel internal