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BASF Aquatic Ecotoxicologist (m/f/d) in Limburgerhof, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Limburgerhof,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN58572199ONLE2

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position?

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

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

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 with a focus on aquatic organisms from an ecological and ecotoxicological point of view.

  • You will direct and evaluate ecotoxicological studies in aquatic ecosystems following international guidelines and up-to-date scientific standards.

  • Based on the results, you will generate risk assessments for BASF products (crop protection products and biocides).

  • In addition, you will be involved in the development of innovative solutions, assume project responsibility and communicate results to national and international governmental authorities as well as to the scientific community.

What we expect

  • Degree in biology (ecotoxicology, limnology or ecology) or toxicology or in a related field, preferably with PhD

  • Ideally, experience in aquatic ecotoxicology and some background on assessing the effects of endocrine disrupting compounds

  • Thorough understanding of ecological and ecotoxicological processes and steering of global projects

  • Fluent English language skills and experience with standard IT solutions

  • Beyond this, a team player with highly developed presentation skills and excellent communication ability

We offer

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

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

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

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