BASF Research Scientist - Cellular Materials for Construction Systems (m/f) in Trostberg, Germany


  • Responsibility 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.

DepartmentDescriptionThe employees of the BASF Construction Solutions GmbH Group play a central role in maintaining and expanding BASF's leading position by focusing on key technology in the construction industry as well as in other strategic areas. Working closely with our internal and external partners, we provide solutions for future success.

Learn more about BASF Construction Solutions GmbH at Scientist - Cellular Materials for Construction Systems (m/f)RequirementDescription

  • You have earned an outstanding PhD in chemistry (construction chemistry), materials chemistry, materials science, construction materials engineering or a related discipline in the natural sciences.

  • Ideally, you have already addressed issues regarding inorganic and organic materials, inorganic and organic composite materials or foamed materials and have gained experience in the field of construction materials.

  • You have fluent business proficiency in spoken and written English and you are willing to lead a team to success due to your high initiative and organizational skills.

  • You are a creative and solution-oriented person with an innovative mindset as well as excellent communication and argumentation skills.

TaskDescriptionWe are looking for a candidate to join our Integrated Construction Systems unit as soon as possible to develop materials, components and technologies for system solutions in the construction segment.

  • You will implement projects regarding heat and noise insulation, energy and climate management and lightweight construction with a focus on developing open-cell or closed-cell, inorganic and organic cellular materials (foams).

  • Besides managing the research lab, you will also advise your employees in terms of technical issues.

  • You will continuously expand your knowledge and will develop concepts, which you will then monitor up to the point of implementation in the form of initial generic demonstrators.

  • You will present the results of your work both internally and externally to user target groups.

  • You will work with various business units and external specialist departments in an international environment.

  • Monitoring new trends, technologies and developments will be an ongoing part of your role.

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