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.
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.