BASF Senior Research Scientist Synthesis (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : null

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 an integral part of our Synthesis and Homogeneous Catalysis research department, you will propel the research and development of basic chemicals and intermediates forward.

  • Along with searching for new products, a strong focus will be placed on developing new processes and procedures as well as optimizing established ones for a variety of applications.

  • In your role as senior, you will also take on the technical leadership of a laboratory team and work on multi-step organic syntheses from initial screening in the laboratory up to scale production.

  • An integral part of your work will be the evaluation of analytical methods as well as the documentation and presentation of the results of your research.

  • You will work in close contact with internal partners in R&D, Production and Marketing as well as collaborate on projects with universities and external research institutes.

  • While accomplishing your tasks, you will also continue to develop your entrepreneurial and personal skills.

What we expect

  • You have earned an above average PhD in Chemistry or equivalent.

  • In addition, you have already amassed several years of professional experience and therefore, you are familiar with the general workflows in research labs.

  • For your scientific and research profile, you have gained in depth knowledge of organic synthesis or homogeneous catalysis and profound knowledge of preparative organic chemistry.

  • Good IT application skills, especially standard chemistry software, and the willingness to learn German are essential.

  • You see yourself as a team player with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • A distinctive proactiveness as well as strong communication skills and a high target-orientation complete your profile.

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.