BASF Manager Biostatistics (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany


  • 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.

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 Biostatistics (m/f)RequirementDescription

  • During your PhD in natural sciences with a focus on Biostatistics / Bioinformatics or your degree in Applied Statistics / Data Sciences, you have gained experience in modelling biological or agricultural data.

  • In addition, you have a solid knowledge of experimental design and the application of linear models and/or the use of machine learning in these fields.

  • You are fluent in programming in R and have an understanding of programming R-Shiny apps. Your knowledge in Python or JavaScript is complementing your programming skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and preferably German are your means to convey your expertise to our customers.

  • In addition to your professional skills, your distinct entrepreneurial and team spirit is persuading.

TaskDescriptionAs part of an enthusiastic global team of experts within the unit Digitalization in R&D, you will provide quantitative decision support to our life sciences research and development activities.

  • In detail, your tasks will range from the modelling and analysis of experimental data to the development of biostatistical procedures for digital workflows and big-data platforms.

  • Given your expertise, you will advise and train our research chemists, biologists and agronomists in the design and analysis of laboratory, greenhouse and field trials around the world.

  • You will provide guidance to your customers regarding data collection and processing.

  • Moreover, you will play a significant role in managing projects that drive innovative digital solutions that allow scientists to plan experiments, explore and analyse their data most effectively.

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