BASF Associate Scientist, Tarrytown, NY in Tarrytown, New York

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Associate Scientist – Performance & Claims (1805601) – Tarrytown, NY

Where the Chemistry Happens

BASF is the largest global supplier of materials for the personal care and home care industries. We design and market polymers, surfactants, UV filters, emollients, and biological actives for skin and hair care products, among others. Many of these products rely on compelling consumer claims supported by solid clinical research and physical performance evidence meeting demanding regulatory requirements. We have big goals for our R&D group in Tarrytown, NY and we’re building the best team in the Home and Personal Care Industry. Join us!

We are seeking a professional like you to carry out hands-on product performance testing on personal care ingredients and product formulations in the field of home and personal care, with a focus on biological actives for skin care products and performance ingredients for hair care. In this role, you will conduct in vivo clinical research and in vitro physical testing using state-of-art instrumentation, collect, organize and analyze clinical/physical testing data using Excel or statistical software, assist in new method development and new instrumentation set up, and provide technical support to internal/external customers when needed.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education in Science or Engineering and/or your R&D experience in the personal care or health care industry , you will flawlessly execute clinical testing in the clinical research center following clinical test protocol on human volunteers and conduct physical testing using varied instrumentation according to SOP.

  • Utilizing your hands-on experience with clinical research on human volunteers and/or instrumentation for physical testing, you will be responsible for writing study protocol, working with the Panel Coordinator for panelist recruitment and study execution.

  • Demonstrating your solid understanding of data and statistical analysis principles, you will be responsible for data collection from experiments/studies and data analysis.

  • Working independently with your keen attention to detail, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining instruments to ensure highest quality for clinical/physical study execution.

  • Your commitment to unparalleled customer service will be a valued asset as you provide technical support to internal/external customers when needed.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: EMM/BP-Personal Care Dev / Technical Service-63013675

Title: Associate Scientist, Tarrytown, NY

Location: NY-Tarrytown

Requisition ID: 1805601