Scientist III – Formulation Research

Tarrytown, New York
Mar 23, 2018
Apr 22, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

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 with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, 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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!


Where the Chemistry Happens…


We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. in a chemistry, physics, material science, or engineering discipline. The successful candidate will join BASF’s Formulation Research group located in Tarrytown, NY to develop novel proof-of-concept type formulations for industrial-related applications. This group is an integral part of BASF’s Advanced Materials and Systems Research.


Scientist III – Formulation Research (1704608) – Tarrytown, NY


Formula for Success: You Will…


Develop and optimize complex solid and liquid formulations for industrial applications. Use droplet creating technologies to fine-tune and optimize formulation performance. Work on highly-motivated project teams with defined targets and milestones. Collaborate with different BASF research groups and businesses on a global level. Play a key role in maintaining and supporting numerous collaborations with non-BASF partners, including universities and other organizations.


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…


  • Ph.D. in a chemistry, physics, materials science, or engineering discipline. Research experience with droplet microfluidics and fabricating microfluidic chips. Experience developing and optimizing complex solid and liquid formulations. Strong analytical skills interpreting data and results with ability to plan next steps based on results.Documenting results, writing reports, and communicating with presentations.



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