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BASF Research Scientist Organic Synthesis (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN58610624ONLE1

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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. Learn more about BASF SE at

Our Bioscience Research Division works on innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers in sectors, such as the agricultural sector or food industry. Our goal is to improve the quality of life and protect the environment through bioscience. Our creative and diverse team embodies mutual respect and develops market-driven innovations, which make our customers successful.

What you can expect

Support our Cross-indicational Synthesis for Crop Protection team in identifying and developing highly effective and innovative chemical crop protection products.

  • Within the scope of this activity, you will lead a laboratory team in the field of organic synthesis and gain insights into active ingredient research activities as well as process development of crop protection products.

  • You will also closely follow current market trends, evaluate them in terms of their relevance for BASF and make appropriate recommendations for new applications.

  • In addition, you will prepare research results in a vivid manner and present them in an appropriate form.

  • You will demonstrate your commitment in internationally positioned, interdisciplinary teams and work on projects with a high sense of responsibility.

  • With great sensitivity, you will maintain networks with scientific partners and establish good, lasting contacts.

What we expect

  • successfully completed PhD in chemistry

  • knowledge in the field of organic-chemical synthesis

  • experience with the common analysis and testing methods as well as with the general workflows in research laboratories

  • routine handling of standard IT applications

  • very good English language skills

We offer

  • 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.

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

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