Regulatory Bioinformatics Scientist - Research Triangle Park, NC











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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. 

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise. 

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2021 as one of America’s Best Large Employers. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Regulatory Bioinformatics Scientist (2101548) – Research Triangle Park, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Agriculture plays a fundamental role in fulfilling many of humanity's basic needs: food, feed, energy. To support growers and those who take care of our environment, BASF develops innovative solutions for farming, pest control and landscape management - so that we can effectively contribute to improving people's lives and business' demands. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for sustainable agriculture.

To strengthen our Regulatory Science Seeds & Traits team in Morrisville, NC, we are looking for a Regulatory Bioinformatics Scientist.

Formula for Success: You Will… 

    Be part of the global Regulatory Science Seeds & Traits team, responsible for regulatory bioinformatics and safety support for our biotechnology pipeline and products.
    Ensure consistency and efficiency of regulatory bioinformatics analysis by implementing regulatory requirements including best use of technology platforms, providing position papers, altering work practices and preparing policy documents. Independently manage regulatory bioinformatics analysis within agreed project timelines. You will critically evaluate outcomes of analysis data in a safety context, pro-actively identify deviations to expected results and report progress to all relevant stakeholders within the function. You will prepare high quality reports in a timely manner. Coach Regulatory Science colleagues in the design and implementation of innovative bioinformatics approaches in line with regulatory requirements and internal bioinformatics tools and platforms. Proactively acquire, maintain, and share relevant scientific networks and knowledge. You will represent BASF in global expert communities. Deploy necessary self-development activities to expand the scientific expertise in protein biochemistry, molecular biology and bioinformatics technologies.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent


    PhD, or a Master’s degree with at least 5 years of experience, in Life Sciences and/or Bioinformatics Science. Proven sound knowledge of molecular biology and interpretation of bioinformatics analysis results for life science applications, particularly in silico allergenicity and toxicity assessments for products produced through biotechnology.  Profound knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements for biotech products. Broad knowledge and understanding of relevant tools and programming languages in support of bioinformatics analyses. You are an innovative thinker in process/efficiency improvement. You provide scientific leadership and expertise in multidisciplinary teams. Able to work under time pressure and across global geographies. Advanced computer skills and know-how of relevant databases and software. You are a team player: flexible, open to changing environment and pro-active attitude. You have a multi-cultural, diversity & inclusion mindset. Effective and proactive communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written English. Experience in training/mentoring others.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. 

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. 

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job. 

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division 

A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.
We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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