The Scientist



Do you have a master and PhD in biotech, biochemistry, bioinformatics or bio engineering? Then you could be one of our scientists to design and lead scientific projects and experiments or to manage professional information. Resulting in stronger and more productive plants. And a more sustainable agriculture.

OUR SCIENTIST VACANCIES

IP Intelligence
Analyst

Senior Scientist
Plant Cell Biology

Scientist Biochemistry

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.

A day in the life of ...

BEING A SCIENTIST
AT BASF INNOVATION CENTER GENT

LOOKING FOR THE NEXT STEP?

You are a scientist through and through, constantly looking for answers and the ‘why?’ of things. However, after numerous academic degrees and/or years of scientific research, you are now looking for your next step: an environment where you can apply your research and create actual change.

Well, BASF Innovation Center Gent might be everything you are looking for. Within our international facility, you will find all the resources to make your ideas come true.

SCIENCE TO CHANGE

As a scientist you may find many things at BASF Innovation Center Gent, but one aspect that will be completely missing: dull routine. As we are a global research facility, our ideas, pursuits and experiments are ever-changing. Because innovation requires change and an open mind.

This mindset also gives you the opportunity to break away from your computer and constantly connect with the lab, the greenhouse and the field. Here you will be playing an active and visible role. 

Some might even call you a ‘role model’ as you inspire and excite your colleagues from all ranks and ages to go that extra mile for a new idea, concept or experiment. 

THE OPPORTUNITY FOR A NEW FUTURE

In short, as a scientist, you are the scientific compass of the BASF Innovation Center Gent. A huge opportunity that comes with great responsibility. Because here, you have the possibility to bring the lab to the field and change tomorrow’s 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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