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Biology Project Leader - Herbicides Job

Date: Mar 23, 2018

Location: Raleighrk, NC, US

Company: BASF

Biology Project Leader - Herbicides-1801686

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF in Agriculture, we connect innovation thinking with practical action. 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 provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Biology Project Leader is a member of the Biology team within BASF's North American Agricultural Solutions business located in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Biology Project Leader - 1801686

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Act as the biological technical liaison for assigned herbicide projects on cross functional teams within North America
- Design and implement of experimental programs to support the discovery, selection / justification, development of new technologies and support of commercial products.
- Identification of experimental candidate utility and new uses for existing products
- Coordination of herbicide R&D activities with the Biology Group Leader, and Regional / Global R&D, Regulatory, and Business Unit counterparts.

***This position is part of a job family and will be filled at a level commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate. ***

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select:

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

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.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- MS or PhD degree in a related Agricultural, Biological or Plant Protection discipline such as Agronomy / Crop Science / Horticulture / Weed Science.
- Minimum of PhD with 3 years related experience or MS degree with 5 years related experience.
- Thorough knowledge of crop protection and herbicide field research processes and techniques, in addition to general agronomic and plant protection practices.
- Working knowledge of North American crop production and herbicide use in crops including corn, soybean, cotton, rice, wheat, tree and vine, and vegetables.
- Practical knowledge of computers and software necessary for communication, data collection / analysis and knowledge sharing.
- Field R&D Trial Experience.

We Also Look For…
- Hands-on experience with R&D studies involving all crop protection disciplines (e.g. herbicide, fungicide, insecticide) and nutrient / water management.
- Project Management experience is a plus.

Primary Location: US-NC-Research Triangle Park
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

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