BASF Scientific Director (m/f/d) at Joint Lab for Machine Learning, Berlin in Ludwigshafen, Germany
Job Field : Research & Development
Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU
Company : BASF SE
Job ID : EN57472531DIGI41
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What you can expect
As part of the department "Digitalization of R&D" your main task is to establish a state-of-the-art Joint Lab in Berlin, with a focus on Machine Learning (ML) in various fields including biological systems, materials & ingredients, imaging & lab data analytics & optimization as well as dynamic systems.
You will develop a robust research strategy for the Joint Lab aiming for both deep fundamental understanding of and new methods in ML for various applications.
Moreover, you will develop a strong network for academia and start-ups in the field of ML.
You will establish a dedicated team of scientists by co-recruiting top-quality talents.
You will provide strong technical leadership to the scientific team of researchers at the Joint Lab.
Furthermore, you will align research topics with strategic interest of BASF and with stakeholders in BASF, especially the expert communities.
You will support the recruitment effort of BASF in the competence field of ML.
What we expect
You hold a PhD on natural sciences or engineering and have gained an outstanding knowledge in the area of Machine Learning for chemical applications.
You benefit from your large network, which makes you known internally and externally in the scientific community.
Due to your track record of scientific contributions with business impact, you gained high reputation.
Moreover, you are experienced in leading researchers in projects.
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.