BASF Research Scientist Global Metabolism (m/f) in Limburgerhof, Germany

Research Scientist Global Metabolism (m/f)

Job Field:Research & Development

Location:Limburgerhof, DE

Company:BASF SE

Job Type:Permanent

Job ID:EN56108592ONLE1

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What you can expect

Within our unit Consumer Safety Metabolism, you will lead a laboratory team and provide your employees with guidance in career and skill development.

  • You will develop, implement and communicate regulatory science strategies and defend them to internal and external stakeholders.

  • You will plan and conduct all agreed studies to investigate the metabolism in plants and animals.

  • You will also be responsible for other regulatory activities (e.g. dossiers, risk assessments) according to compliance, safety and financial requirements.

  • You will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of global, national and regional technical and scientific projects as well as the strategic and efficient use of external suppliers.

  • Beyond that, you will develop and implement new ideas and proactively transfer knowledge as well as expertise within and outside the organization.

What we expect

  • You have successfully completed your studies in natural sciences (Master/Diploma/Ph.D.), engineering, pharmacy or veterinary medicine.

  • Due to your previous work experience, you can provide substantial expertise in the field of natural product chemistry and have good knowledge in metabolism as well as in chemical purification.

  • Furthermore, you are familiar with the application of analytical techniques.

  • Besides your profound experience in project management, you are able to present results and communicate effectively.

  • You are well acquainted with the standard IT applications and are versed in using your excellent English language skills on a daily basis at work as well as on leading discussions professionally.

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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