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Research Scientist Active Ingredients (m/f)


Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF SE
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56286569_ONLE_3

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.
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What you can expect

Support our team Herbicides Chemistry as soon as possible in the position of a Research Scientist in identifying and developing highly effective, innovative chemical crop protection products.

  • You will prepare the research findings that have been generated in a clear and descriptive manner and present them in a suitable form.
  • In addition, you will follow current market trends attentively, evaluate them with regard to their relevance to BASF and derive relevant recommendations for new applications from them.
  • You will demonstrate your engagement in internationally structured, interdisciplinary teams and be responsible for the projects handled in the process.
  • Your duties will also include maintaining networks with scientific and research partners.

What we expect

  • You have a doctorate in chemistry, on which you achieved above average success, and are intimately familiar with the field of organic chemical synthesis.
  • In addition, you master the standard analytical and testing methods and are familiar with the general workflows in research labs.
  • You are a proficient user of the standard IT applications, and you are also able to utilize your excellent English language skills confidently in your day-to-day working activities.
  • You are also impressive for your high level of determination and orientation toward goals, and your strengths include a focus on performance, innovation and customers as well as teamwork and communication skills.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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