BASF Research Scientist Inorganic Materials (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

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Job Field: Research & Development

Location: Ludwigshafen, DE

Company: BASF SE

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: EN56511561ONLE4

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

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 play.

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What you can expect

In our Process Research and Chemical Engineering research unit, you will elaborate new developments in the fields of energy storage and energy conversion as well as electronics.

  • More specifically, you will develop new inorganic materials as the building blocks for new innovations. You will also develop structure-effect relationships for inorganic solid state and nanomaterials.

  • In addition, you will derive research strategies from the said developments.

  • You will develop processes for inorganic materials and transfer these to the production scale.

  • You will use and further develop modern methods in the characterization of solid state materials and their microstructures as well as inorganic nanoparticles.

  • You will oversee international collaborative research and will work together with partners from the fields of research, marketing and production intensively.

What we expect

  • You have successfully completed university studies in chemistry, material science or a similar course of study with above-average results as a doctorate.

  • You communicate in English on a daily basis and are well versed in the current standard software.

  • You are quick to grasp new concepts and gladly take on new challenges.

  • We look forward to you bringing your creativity, personal initiative and commitment to the team.

We offer

  • 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.

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