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North American Research Forum – August 2018 – Iselin, NJ


At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for over 150years.

We combine economic success, socialresponsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation, weenable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and futureneeds of society. Our products and systems solutions contribute to conservingresources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve qualityof life. We have summed up the contribution in our corporate purpose: We createchemistry for a sustainable future.

This is where you come in.

Each summer BASF invitesPh.D. students and academic postdoctoral researchers to apply for the NorthAmerican Research Forum.

The Research Forum offers aunique opportunity for young scientists and engineers to gain insight into thechemical industry and learn about R&D, engineering, technology, marketingor production.

This year the Forum will beheld from August 27th -29th, starting the afternoon of Monday 27th and endingwith lunch on Wednesday 29th.

As representatives of theiruniversity and their working groups, the participants will exchange experienceand ideas within the group and with BASF colleagues through presentations,discussions, lab visits and numerous informal meetings and social events.

The participants will be guestsof BASF during the forum. BASF will cover the expenses incurred for travel,board and lodging.

Basic Qualifications

  • Working toward OR possess a PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science or Bioscience
  • Current graduate student at a North American University in your 3rd year or later OR a first/second year post doc at a North American University (at time of forum, not application)

People who know you should describe you as…

  • An open and collaborative scientific leader
  • An effective communicator and collaborator
  • Someone who drives innovation and sustainable solutions
  • Someone who embraces diversity

Since we anticipate many more applications than available places, a shortlist of participants, selected based on professional qualification, leadership, relevance to BASF's research topics and diversity of the group will be invited to answer two questions by video to select the 35 participants.

If you are you would like to join other talented leaders in Iselin, NJ in August then please apply by Wednesday, June 13.

***Permanent work authorization is not a requirement of this posting. If you meet the other qualifications of this posting but will now or in the future require sponsorship, please indicate so. You will receive an automatic email indicating that you do not meet the minimum qualifications - please disregard.***