Bayer Crop Science Summer Field Trial Assistant Position

Job Title: Field Trial Research Assistant
Start date: On or around 6/01/23
End date: On or around 8/31/23
Job Type: Hourly (up to 40 hours per week)
Location: Southeast PA, NJ, DE, MD

Job Description:

  • Assist in vegetable trial management, harvest, and data collection in the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • Follow harvest protocols including picking, weighing, and evaluating samples of multiple crops, keeping samples organized for efficient processing.
  • Capture data in iOS operating systems.
  • Assist in collecting and submitting leaf tissue samples according to sampling protocols.
  • Perform tasks to ensure compliance with all Bayer policies and quality standards.
  • Position entails driving a company vehicle to get to and from trialing locations.
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.


  • Experience in open field or protected culture environments.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Valid driver’s license; Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed and must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers.
  • Able to work in high temperatures and humidity during peak operational season.
  • Able to lift/carry up to 50lbs with or without assistance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate student in a plant science, horticulture, agronomy, plant breeding, plant pathology, or related degree program.
  • Knowledge and experience with agricultural equipment and/or vegetable crop production practices in a research environment.