BASF Research Scientist R&D - Biopolymers (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57453242ONLE1

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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What you can expect

In our unit Research White Biotechnology Biopolymers, you will work in a multidisciplinary team and develop biodegradable polymers and polymers based on renewable raw materials.

  • You will lead a laboratory team for biodegrable and bio-based polymers.

  • In addition, you will observe and evaluate market trends and competitors' activities for your relevant field of work.

  • As a member of an interdisciplinary, international project team, you will initiate and manage projects with a focus on markets as well as customers and actively push product developments forward.

  • You will also ensure that contacts with operational units and scientific as well as academic partners are built and expanded.

What we expect

  • You have earned a Ph.D. in biology, biotechnology, biochemistry or a comparable discipline.

  • Furthermore, you have solid skills in microbiology and have already been able to gain experience in the field of molecular biology, metabolic physiology and cultivation of microorganisms.

  • You are well acquainted with the standard IT applications, interested in the subjects of data management and digitalization and are versed in using your excellent English language skills on a daily basis at work.

  • In addition to driving innovations, you also collaborate for achievements and communicate effectiviely.

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.