Job Information

BASF Terrestrial Ecotoxicologist (m/f/d) in Limburgerhof, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Limburgerhof,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN59668170BFA2

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position?

Mrs. Claudia Mekelburg (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59871

First information about our application process can be found here:

As a reliable partner of the rural economy, Agricultural Solutions offers innovative, sustainable solutions for plant protection and health. With the agricultural center in Limburgerhof, close to the BASF Group headquarters in Ludwigshafen, you can expect an attractive place for both work and play in the Rhine-Neckar region. Learn more about BASF SE at

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

What you can expect

For our unit Global Ecotoxicology we are looking for a Terrestrial Ecotoxicologist. You will join a highly dedicated, international and passionate team and work on diverse aspects of Ecology and Regulatory Ecotoxicology.

  • You will create, communicate and implement regulatory science strategies and defend them at internal as well as external stakeholders.

  • According to the compliance, safety and financial requirements you will plan, conduct and timely deliver ecotoxicological data (laboratory and field studies) as well as regulatory activities (environmental risk assessments).

  • Your responsibility is to coordinate regional, national and global technical or scientific issues in the area of Ecotoxicology including all relevant project work and interaction.

  • You will develop and implement new ideas, concepts and approaches in order to guarantee the strategic and efficient use of external suppliers.

What we expect

  • degree in biology (zoology, ecotoxicology or ecology) or related field, preferably with PhD

  • experience in ecology, ecotoxicology or environmental science

  • experience in a specific area of ecotoxicology (terrestrial or risk assessment) is beneficial

  • professional experience and expertise in project management

  • knowledge in the field of data evaluation and interpretation

  • well acquainted with standard IT applications and relevant IT tools

  • excellent English language skills

We offer

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.