Job description


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Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Limburgerhof, DE
Company: BASF SE
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN55936294_ONLE_11

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

As a reliable partner of the rural economy, Crop Protection 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.

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What you can expect
In our unit Global Ecotoxicology, you will work in a multidisciplinary team and supervise ecological and ecotoxicological studies on terrestrial organisms such as soil organisms.

In this context, you will develop new experimental approaches for laboratory or field studies and ensure that they meet the highest scientific and regulatory standards.
You will also participate in the data analysis as well as in the evaluation and interpretation of the study results, which in turn will be the source for conducting risk assessments for crop protection products.
You will closely cooperate with colleagues and scientists, represent the interests of BASF to authorities as well as in expert committees and lead individual projects.
What we expect
You have completed your studies in biology, environmental or agricultural sciences, preferably with a Ph.D.
Ideally, you have already gained practical experience with soil organisms.
You possess a thorough understanding of ecological and ecotoxicological processes and you have actively been involved in project management before.
You are also well acquainted with the common standard IT applications and are versed in using your excellent English language skills on a daily basis at work.
In addition to working highly goal oriented, you drive innovations, communicate effectively and collaborate for achievement.
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.
Join the best team with more than 110,000 other minds to connect with globally. Explore your BASF career options at

About the company

We create chemistry for a sustainable future

In line with our corporate purpose, around 113,000 employees contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world.
Our broad portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. In 2014, BASF posted sales of €74.0 billion and income from operations before special items of approximately €7.6 billion. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through research and innovation, we support our customers in nearly every industry in meeting the current and future needs of society. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

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