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Chemist II Job

Date: Jan 6, 2018

Location: Raleighrk, NC, US

Company: BASF

Chemist II-1704358

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, 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 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.

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…

BASF is seeking an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic individual interested to join our Crop Protection Business in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC.

BASF Corporation in RTP, NC is headquarters for the BASF Crop Protection NAFTA Division and BASF Plant Science L.L.C.

Chemist II (1704358)

As a Chemist, you will be focused on Analytical and Physical Chemistry under Good Laboratory Procedures (GLP), and will support the development and/or optimization of agricultural chemical formulations. In addition, you will be responsible for generating the necessary physical chemistry data required for regulatory filings with the EPA and other global regulatory agencies. You will also lead and/or assist in the design and execution of GLP projects, as well as the interpretation of laboratory results and preparation of regulatory documents. The selected individual will work under moderate supervision as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Conduct both GLP and non-GLP physical chemistry analysis of pesticide formulations
- Conduct analytical and physical chemistry on agricultural pesticides to obtain the necessary data required for regulatory filings
- Prepare all chemistry related documents required for regulatory filings with the EPA or globally
- Utilize existing, and implement new, technologies towards increasing our laboratory efficiencies (Physical chemistry instrumentation, Instrument software, etc.)
- Communicate project status to all relevant stakeholders (formulations, registrations, etc.) through the use of technical reports and presentations

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…
- PhD in a scientific discipline; chemistry, biology or related field with 0+ years of experience - OR - MS with 2+ years of industrial experience - OR - BS with 4+ years of industrial experience
- Experience working within a GLP environment
- Experience with physical chemistry techniques (DSC, KF, TGA, Density, pH, suspensibility, etc.)
- Experience with analytical chemistry instrumentation (HPLC, GC)
- Knowledge of regulatory guidelines (EPA, FIFRA, TSCA, OECD)
- Proficient with data acquisition/interpretation/reporting
- Serious safety focus, attention to detail, problem solving and decision-making skills; Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Primary Location: US-NC-Research Triangle Park
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: (AP)-Crop Protection

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