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Ecotoxicologist III, Aquatic Specialist-1702374

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's Agricultural Solutions Division is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Ecotoxicologist to join our North American Research Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

Ecotoxicologist III, Aquatic Specialist (1702289) - Research Triangle Park, NC

As an Ecotoxicologist, you will provide ecotoxicology expertise, especially in the area of aquatic ecotoxicology, for the maintenance and development of crop protection products for BASF's Agricultural Solutions Business. You will determine data requirements for specific products, design and monitor ecotoxicology studies, and use the results in ecological risk assessments to demonstrate the level of product safety. You will also be responsible for coordinating all ecotoxicology activities for new and existing pesticide active ingredients. The emphasis of this role is on support for North American and European registrations, however, global support will be needed for specific products.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Work with other scientists within BASF's Global Ecotoxicology Department, Product Registration Managers, other data development functions and business colleagues in a team environment for the successful development of crop protection products
- Provide ecotoxicology expertise to North American product development teams
- Design and monitor ecotoxicology studies at contract research facilities to ensure scientific validity and compliance with international testing guidelines
- Prepare ecotoxicology summary documents and risk assessments needed for North American and European regulatory agencies
- Give presentations on the environmental safety of BASF's products to the company's regulatory and business colleagues, and North American and European regulatory agencies
- Attend seminars, workshops, training courses, and professional association meetings to maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory ecotoxicology requirements and risk assessment paradigms, especially related to aquatic organisms

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 Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Science, or Wildlife Biology with 0-2 years of experience with FIFRA-regulated chemicals -OR- MS in same with 5+ years of experience with FIFRA-regulated chemicals
- Experience with and/or training on biology of aquatic organisms
- Good communication, interpersonal and project management skills

We Also Look For…
- Experience with toxicology testing of aquatic organisms

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

About BASF Corporation

BASF SE, formerly BASF AG, is a Germany-based chemical company. The Company has six business segments: Chemicals, Plastics, Performance Products, Functional Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, and Oil & Gas. Chemicals segment offers products in the chemical, electronic, construction, textile, automotive, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. Plastics segment offers a range of products, system solutions and services. Performance Products help its customers to improve their products and processes. Functional Solutions segment bundles system solutions and products for customers and industries. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company acquired Revus Energy ASA (Revus), an oil and gas exploration and production company. On September 26, 2008, it acquires Attapulgite Mining, Inc. On December 15, 2008, it acquired the concrete admixture business of Kejie Admixture Science & Technology Co. Ltd. (Kejie). On December 19, 2008, BASF AG acquired Sorex Holdings Ltd.

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