BASF Scientist Systems Biology (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57458520DIGI41

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

As part of an enthusiastic global team of experts in our Research Department Digitalization Bioscience and Knowledge, you will provide decision support to our white biotechnology, agricultural product and toxicology research and development activities.

  • In detail, your tasks comprise collecting, analyzing and comparing different types of omics data. You also build metabolic pathway models, and integrate these with omics data.

  • You will develop, apply and evaluate new software solutions and web applications to provide access to your algorithms and analysis results.

  • You will provide guidance to our project partners regarding experimental setup, data collection and processing.

  • Moreover, you will play a significant role in managing projects, as well as active participation in global cross-functional teams.

What we expect

  • You have gained a PhD or MSc plus 3 years experience in Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or equivalent.

  • You have a thorough understanding of metabolism and state-of-the art Systems Biology methods.

  • You are experienced with Design of Experiments, data integration and data analysis in Toxicology, Plant Science or Biotechnology.

  • In addition, you have profound scripting abilities (e.g. Python, Perl, R, shell scripting), experience in working in UNIX-like environments and a good statistical background.

  • You possess excellent problem-solving skills and your communication skills in English and preferably German are your means to convey your expertise to our project partners.

  • In addition to your professional skills, you show a distinct entrepreneurial and team spirit.

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.