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PostDoc in Data Science for Chemicals R&D (m/f/d) neu

We as Global Digital Services enable BASF's digitalization. Join the Data Science community within BASF and shape the future of digitalization in Research and…...

Digitalization is a key differentiator to position BASF as leading chemical company for our customers. We as Global Digital Services enable BASF’s digitalization. In agile teams, we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer know-how and access to latest technologies in the areas of cloud computing, blockchain or big data.


Join the Data Science community within BASF and shape the future of digitalization in Research and Development.

As a Postdoc you will integrate data and build automation pipelines from laboratories performing inorganic materials or organics synthesis, chemical analytics, application testing, as well as quality control in production.

You will work in an agile team providing scientific advice and digital solutions to our partners in R&D as well as selected close customers.

You will collaborate with our partners in Chemicals R&D and Business Units to understand and find solutions to their challenges.

Furthermore, you will co-develop and implement new data integration solutions in an international and interdisciplinary DevOps team.

In addition. you will lead certain knowledge areas, representing the team and ensuring continuous learning of the organization.


a degree in Computer Science or similar (with a PhD or comparable qualification)

industrial experience in Data Management (working with real-world data) as well as software development (working with git, CI/CD, containerization, cloud platforms, APIs)

advanced experience in developing data models, ETL pipelines, working with relational databases and/or NoSQL databases

good working knowledge of Python as applied to data science and web APIs (REST, GraphQL, etc.)

a team player with self-motivated and independent work attitude


From day one you will be part of the BASF family.

You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in an interdisciplinary environment.

Depending on the location of the respective group company you will get to know BASF and participate in various workshops and guided tours.

In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world’s leading chemical company. Information regarding internships: ABOUT US

Do you have questions about the application process or the position? Mrs. Thräner (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59929

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Cooperation with recruitment agencies is not accepted.

Ludwigshafen is the world’s largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe’s Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time. Learn more about BASF SE at

At BASF, the chemistry is right. Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us – in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.