Research Scientist Chemical Research (m/f/d)

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Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF SE
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN57286388_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

In the position of Research Scientist (m/f/d) Chemical Research, you will manage your own lab team within our Functional Molecules and Ionic Liquids unit and support us in developing new technical active ingredients.

  • You will develop multiphase organic syntheses and further develop our products with cooperation partners on the basis of their application tests.
  • In addition, you will forge ties with operational units and scientific as well as research partners and acquire new projects for your team.
  • You will advance strategically important and/or complex projects with a focus on markets and customers, along with product developments, and will monitor, assess as well as document their progress and milestones.
  • In addition, you will be responsible for the compliance of occupational health, safety and environmental rules as well as regulations within your area of responsibility and initiate risk assessments and identify appropriate actions.

What we expect

  • You have a doctorate in chemistry, on which you earned above-average marks.
  • You have excellent knowledge and skills in the area of organic synthesis.
  • You are familiar with the use of the standard computer applications and can communicate excellently in German and English.
  • You are distinguished by strong communication skills and are able to advance sustainable and innovative solutions as part of a team.

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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