BASF Research Scientist - Early Fungicide Biology (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF Jobmarkt GmbH

Job ID : EN57279477ONLE1

As a reliable partner of the rural economy, Crop Protection 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.

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What you can expect

Our Early Fungicide Biology unit works in lab and greenhouse settings on the molecular mechanisms of the effects of new fungicides.

  • You will develop scientific solutions to problems in a well-organized and experimental way and will proactively develop new ideas.

  • You will mobilize internal and external know-how, develop cooperative relationships and update the expertise that exists in your own specific field on an ongoing basis.

  • In addition, you will independently manage internal and external projects and will coordinate workflows and prioritize and monitor deadlines in the process.

  • You will lead the employees of the lab team with respect to goal-oriented, cost-conscious and safe working on a capable basis and will actively provide feedback, delegate responsibility and further develop your employees with specific goals in mind.

  • You will also make a proactive contribution to safety-related work and will ensure that the compliance program (code of conduct) of BASF SE is implemented.

  • In addition, you will observe and evaluate market trends and research trends as well as the activities of competitors.

What we expect

  • You have earned a PhD in natural science or agricultural science.

  • You have solid scientific experience in molecular genetics and active ingredient resistance in a clinical or agricultural environment in a professional function.

  • You are also familiar with modern methods in molecular biology, such as next-generation sequencing and genome editing, and have good knowledge and skills relating to techniques used in molecular biology and biochemistry.

  • Alongside your excellent communication skills in German and English, you are impressive for your ability to lead a team to success.

  • On a personal level, you are also impressive for your innovation-oriented working style and for your entrepreneurial actions.

We offer

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