Scientist II – Fermentation
BASF?s Bioscience division pridesitself as a unique and innovative piece of the global BASF enterprise. Withover 150 years of history, BASF has proven to be a thought-leader and visionarymoving forward to create chemistry for a sustainable future. The Enzymes team,located predominantly in San Diego, has an environment and culture that putsemployees first, allowing for personal flexibility and offers a benefitsprogram that is robust and rewarding. Couple that with the organization?sreputation of continued global growth, and the full total rewards as a BASFemployee are hard to be matched. Our research focus is simply stated: Wecreate chemistry for a sustainable future. As a global organization, ouremployees have a world of opportunity at their fingertips- literally. Thepillars of success for BASF Bioscience are as follows:? Connecting people and theirpassion for bioscience with a structured, engaged, and empowered team whileallowing for them to find the work life balance needed to connect with lovedones at home and outside of work priorities/activities. Find yourself in thecareer you?ve dreamed of with the balance you require.? Engaging employees to build ahigh-performance culture that will drive long-term success for themselves andthe company, with an open door to many business units and locations around theworld. We offer global development opportunities, as well as encouragerelationship building across the organization.? Caring about one another, ourcustomers and stakeholders, and our communities and environment. As part of theBASF Bioscience team, it is our duty to ensure we are driving thoughtful andmeaningful innovations for the future. In fact, it stretches beyond ourduty?it?s our passion.? Puttinglifelong learning first by offering a wide range of careerdevelopment opportunities. This will not be like working at your typicalR&D or biotech company. We offer numerous training and development courses,tuition reimbursement, and endorsements for our employees to heighten theircareer aspirations.Scientist II ? FermentationTechnologies (1805622) ? San Diego, CA Where the Chemistry Happens We are looking for a Scientist II forour Fermentation Technologies group in the R&D department.The Scientist II will be responsible for supporting projects related toprocess development for novel enzyme products with a focus on industrial enzymefermentation and recovery. In addition, theScientist II will have the opportunity to learn and apply advancedbioprocess development concepts independently, transfer technologiesto other in-house teams and will interface extensively with upstream anddownstream teams. Formula for Success: You Will? ? Use your advanced educationalbackground in Chemical Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, BiochemicalEngineering, Bioengineering, or a closely-related discipline to design,execute, and analyze fermentation experiments under theguidance of senior scientific staff? Apply your experience in biotechnology to execute independentbench-scale experiments and projects to support fermentation, and/ormaterial generation efforts? Contribute to daily operations of the fermentation team includingfermenter preparation, setup and breakdown, and fermenter operation? Utilize on a daily basis your hands-on experience with unit operations(fermentation, filtration, centrifugation), understanding of basic engineeringconcepts and their application to biological systems, and aseptic culturing ofmicrobial organisms (cell culture or fermentation) ? Required to have experience with fermenter and bioreactor setup andoperation? Assist in the development and improvement of laboratory infrastructureand protocols? Maintain a safe working environment.? Thrive in a team oriented environment where you can be self-motivatedand use your excellent communication skills, attention to detail,organization, and time management skills to be a successful member of theFermentation technologies group. Create Your Own Chemistry: What WeOffer You? Adding value to our customers beginswith adding value to you. You@BASF is thesuite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to supportyou?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create yourown chemistry. The totalrewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. Fromcompetitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits thatinclude 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 andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.US-CA-San DiegoApply for this job.