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BASF Researcher alternative in-vitro methods (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF Jobmarkt GmbH

Job ID : EN59401208ONLE2

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Mrs. Claudia Mekelburg (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59871

As a reliable partner of the rural economy, Agricultural Solutions offers innovative, sustainable solutions for plant protection and health. With the agricultural center in Limburgerhof, close to the BASF Group headquarters in Ludwigshafen, you can expect an attractive place for both work and play in the Rhine-Neckar region. Learn more about BASF SE at

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

What you can expect

In our Global Ecotoxicology unit, you will work in a multidisciplinary team and supervise studies on plant protection products and their development.

  • To support the sustainable development of products, you will develop, optimize and validate new in-vitro methods in close cooperation with our internal laboratory.

  • You will work in cross-departmental teams with e.g. toxicology and research to define suitable approaches.

  • In order to find the best approaches, you will communicate and cooperate with toxicology and research to expand the laboratory assays portfolio.

  • Last but not least, you will present results to an internal and external scientific audience.

What we expect

  • PhD in biology (ecotoxicology, molecular or cell biology) or toxicology or in a related field

  • ability to transfer and link molecular information to an organism level and include in-vitro screens in conceptual frameworks

  • experience with establishment of new methods

  • experience with standard IT solutions

  • fluent English and basic German language skills

We offer

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.