BASF Research Scientist Structural Mechanics (m/w) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57477570ONLE1

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

Join our Materials Process Modeling unit which is an integral component of the largest R&D community in the chemical industry and has expertise in model-supported process and product development as well as its optimization.

  • As part of the innovation process, you will initiate and process research projects in modeling and simulation of material properties.

  • You will validate and parameterize material models and determine structure-property relationships on that basis.

  • To achieve the challenging project goals, you will work together with colleagues from process and product development as well as the operational units in interdisciplinary and intercultural research teams.

  • Contact with operational units, research groups and universities worldwide will complete your network.

What we expect

  • You have a doctorate (PhD) in mechanical engineering, process engineering or physics with a focus on structural mechanics and materials science, on which you earned above-average results, or you acquired comparable professional experience.

  • You combine a passion for innovation with solid skills and knowledge in micromechanics modeling, ideally in the field of 3d printing.

  • You also have practical experience with FEM simulations and solid programming skills.

  • Personally, you are distinguished by your targeted and clear communication style which allows you to convey even complex matters in an understandable manner.

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.

  • This role can be performed either part-time or full-time.