The Researcher



Do you have a master or are you an experienced bachelor in anything that starts with ‘bio’? Then you could be one of our researchers who modifies, cultivates and tests traits. To verify what happens when genes interact and change. For stronger and more productive crops.

OUR RESEARCHER VACANCIES

Researcher
Plant Genome Engineering

What we do

At BASF Innovation Center Gent, we add science to seeds. In fields, greenhouses and labs. Where we find ways to make crops more resistant to weather conditions and climate change. That’s how we tackle food scarcity and help farmers thrive through biotechnology.

BEING A RESEARCHER
AT BASF INNOVATION CENTER GENT

YOUR PASSION FOR BIOLOGY

Yes, you have a Master in biotech, biochemistry, biology, bioinformatics, chemistry or bio-engineering. You might even have acquired a similar expertise through practice on the job. For us, the most important question is: is your passion for biology still flourishing? If so, then you’re on the right track to work as a researcher at BASF Innovation Center Gent.

Because we are looking for researchers with a vivid enthusiasm, a strong drive to discover new ideas and the talent for quickly absorbing new knowledge.

WHAT WILL YOU DO HERE?

As a researcher you will be responsible for a variety of operational tasks. However, you don’t have to just carry them out. You are actively involved in every step of the process. You choose the right approach, apply and even adapt protocols to get the desired result, as you constantly connect the tasks at hand with the scientific goals of the BASF Innovation Center Gent.

MORE THAN JUST SCIENCE

With your passion for biology, you also know how to inspire, guide and instruct your colleagues. You will be working closely together with colleagues in the lab and/or greenhouse, all with one shared goal: create a more sustainable future for agriculture. 

THE COURSE OF THE
APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATION

You found the job you like on our website. Time to hit that ‘apply’-button and let us know who you are through the application form.

FIRST ENCOUNTER

We are intrigued by your application and call you immediately. At this point you can expect questions like: What motivates you? And what are your skills?

INTERVIEW

The call went great! So here you are, ready for your interview with HR and a hiring manager. We want to know more of your story and of course, you can ask about our story as well.

CONTRACT

Welcome to our team! When can you start?

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