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Biologist III with BASF in Bakersfield, CA

Type of position Full Time
Employer BASF
Location Bakersfield, CA
Salary Competitive
Closing date of competition 11/11/2016
Date position available ASAP
Description of duties

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.

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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Across the world, more than 10,000 R&D professionals work in different specialties at around 70 research sites. Beyond our own cutting edge facilities and instrumentation, our scientists benefit from cooperative partnerships with more than 600 leading universities, research institutes and other companies. All sharing a common goal: to create chemistry for a sustainable future.

We are seeking a key BASF Field Research and Development representative/ Biologist III for the West Coast territories of CA, AZ, Utah, HI, Nevada, and other areas as needed.

Biologist III (1603103) – West Coast

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Manage field trials and relationships with university and private cooperators in CA, AZ, Utah, HI, Nevada, and other areas as necessary.
  • Provide technical advice and input on field trial protocol development and design.
  • Manage data entry, summarization and communication of results.
  • Conduct internal data summary presentations. Provide commercially pertinent information to Tech Service and Sales teams. Conduct external presentations in professional meetings.
  • Maintain awareness of competitive commercial and developmental compounds and communicate pertinent information to Biology and Tech Service colleagues.
  • Communicate with and actively support RTP-based Biology Project Leaders as well as local Tech Service demonstration efforts.
  • Employ innovative and entrepreneurial thinking in finding new opportunities for our crop protection products.

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 sought

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…
    • Ph.D. Degree in an agronomy field like Weed Science, Entomology, or Plant Pathology and minimum of 2 years field research experience in field and specialty crops OR Master’s Degree of Science in an agronomy field like Weed Science, Entomology, or Plant Pathology and minimum of 5 years field research experience in field and specialty crop
    • Working knowledge of crop production and pest management practices of field and specialty crops.
    • Solid knowledge of pesticide chemistries and modes of action.
    • Proficient in small plot research including plot design, layout, analysis, calibration, spraying, and data collection and strong statistical and analytical skills important to interpret field data.
    • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with ARM, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Demonstrated excellent teamwork, leadership, self-motivation, and time management skills
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50%

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


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