BASF Sr Biologist I in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Sr. Biologist is a member of the Biology team within BASF's North American Agricultural Solutions business. This position is responsible for hands-on research and coordination of a small team of Biologists conducting studies that characterize and lead to optimization of new herbicide candidates and commercial herbicide innovations.

Sr. Biologist I – RTP, NC (1803219)

The Sr. Biologist serves as a biological technical liaison on cross functional teams for assigned herbicide projects. You will coordinates research and development activities for BASF herbicide-related technologies with several different business partners including their Biology group leader, Biology project leader peers, and colleagues from regional and global R&D, formulations, regulatory, as well as sales, marketing and other functional units.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Leveraging your MS or PhD degree in related Agricultural, Biological or Plant Protection disciplines such as Agronomy / Crop Science / Horticulture, Plant Physiology, Plant Protection or Weed Science.

  • Hands-on research and coordination of RTP Biology Herbicide lab and greenhouse activities.

  • Design and implementation of studies to support discovery, selection, development and optimization of new herbicide candidates / technologies.

  • Biological characterization of experimental herbicide plant / soil properties.

  • Science-based technical support for current commercial products.

  • Effective communication of results and recommendations with R&D and Business partners.

  • New formulation crop tolerance and weed control assessment.

  • New herbicide concept, technology and mixture screening

  • Adjuvant, safener, rate and timing optimization

  • Spray solution volume and pH performance effects

  • Quantitative and biological assessment of mobility and bioavailability for soil applied herbicide candidates

  • Application uptake / translocation / rainfastness evaluation (including 14C)

  • Weed resistance confirmation

  • Data generation for patent support

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select:

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

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Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America-60000060

Title: Sr Biologist I

Location: NC-Research Triangle Park

Requisition ID: 1803219