BASF Computational Chemist/Physicist Molecular Simulation (f/m) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

ComanyDescriptionResponsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.DepartmentDescriptionLudwigshafen 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 play.

Learn more about BASF SE at http://on.basf.com/HeadquartersProjectDescriptionComputational Chemist/Physicist Molecular Simulation (f/m)RequirementDescription

  • You have successfully completed your studies with a PhD in chemistry or physical chemistry and possess a background in the field of molecular simulations or a similar qualification.

  • Furthermore, you have already gained application-based experience with MD simulations and statistical mechanics as well as modeling approaches for surfactants, polymer solutions, encapsulation and polyelectrolytes.

  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

  • You are a creative and motivated team player, who is able to convince us with strong communication skills.

TaskDescriptionUnderstanding chemical reactivity and materials properties on a molecular scale is at the heart of chemistry. Within our Molecular Simulation Team, a main focus is the translation of real-world formulation problems into simulations addressing the problem.

  • You will be responsible for planning, implementation and interpretation of SCFT, DPD, CG and MD simulations as well as parameterization and validation of complex mixtures.

  • You will develop models to establish structure-property relationships.

  • You will plan and conduct projects - also with external research collaborations - and take over responsibility for the project management within an international team.

  • You will establish and maintain collaborations with academic research groups, evaluate new approaches and explore new application areas.

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