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BASF Lab Team Leader Inorganic Materials (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN58945845ONLE1

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Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Julia Dyballa,, Tel.:+49 30 2005-58394

Ludwigshafen 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 leisure time.

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The Process Research and Chemical Engineering Division brings together a variety of competencies, including inorganic chemistry, organic synthesis, battery research, catalysis, process development and technology, as well as technical services for laboratories/technical centers. In interdisciplinary global teams, we develop innovative products, processes and technologies for a sustainable future and work with internal partners and customers.

What you can expect

We, at Inorganic Materials & Synthesis at BASF are the experts for the targeted development of new inorganic materials. These materials are used for a wide range of applications with a focus on electronics and renewable energies.

  • Specifically, you will develop new inorganic materials as building blocks for innovations.

  • You will research structure-property relationships for inorganic solids as well as nanomaterials and you will derive research strategies.

  • Moreover, you develop synthesis procedures for inorganic materials and scale them up to production scale.

  • By using modern methods you characterize solids and their microstructure as well as inorganic nanoparticles and develop them further.

  • You will develop recycling procedures for inorganic materials.

  • Additionally, you supervise international research collaborations and work intensively with partners from research, marketing and production.

What we expect

  • above-average Ph.D. in chemistry, materials science or a comparable field of study

  • confident communication skills in English

  • good knowledge of the common standard software

  • quick comprehension and optimistic for new challenges

  • creativity, initiative and commitment to drive innovation together as a team

We offer

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life

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

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

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

  • A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority

  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance