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Agricultural Biologist

Employer
BASF Corporation
Location
Durham County, North Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 15, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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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.

Description

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 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.

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Specialist Biological Research (2102973)- Research Triangle Park, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to become a part of our Biology R&D - Herbicide Development greenhouse and laboratory herbicide evaluation team. Key project team members include Biology, Sample Logistics, Formulations, Tech Service and Marketing. As a member of the team, you will assist or coordinate greenhouse, growth chamber and laboratory experiments supporting herbicide product evaluation, selection and development.

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

Formula for Success

Applying your relevant education and experience, you will understand herbicide biology, plant physiology, research methodologies and interpretation of results.

Leveraging your education in Weed Science, Agronomy, Physiology, Horticulture or other relevant Agricultural science and your relevant industry work experience, you will support research aspects including herbicide physiology, experimental design, crop / weed production, test substance application, maintenance, data collection, analysis, presentation of results and related training demonstrations.

Any previous experience you may have in conducting herbicide greenhouse and field trials, laboratory (c14, HPLC work), in a research environment with both weed and crop species (corn, cotton, soybean, wheat, rice, canola) will be a valued asset in this role.

This role requires that you are willing and able to safely handle agricultural chemicals, as well as obtain a NC Pesticide License.

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.
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