North American Research Forum – August 2018 – Iselin, NJ-1802511
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POSTING IS OPEN TO NORTH AMERICAN APPLICANTS TO BASF'S 2018 NORTH AMERICAN RESEARCH FORUM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE AUGUST 27-29 IN ISELIN, NEW JERSEY.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for over 150 years.
We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and systems solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve quality of life. We have summed up the contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.
This is where you come in.
Each summer BASF invites Ph.D. students and academic postdoctoral researchers to apply for the North American Research Forum.
The Research Forum offers a unique opportunity for young scientists and engineers to gain insight into the chemical industry and learn about R&D, engineering, technology, marketing or production.
This year the Forum will be held from August 27th -29th, starting the afternoon of Monday 27th and ending with lunch on Wednesday 29th.
As representatives of their university and their working groups, the participants will exchange experience and ideas within the group and with BASF colleagues through presentations, discussions, lab visits and numerous informal meetings and social events.
The participants will be guests of BASF during the forum. BASF will cover the expenses incurred for travel, board and lodging.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
- Working toward OR possess a PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science or Bioscience
- Current graduate student at a North American University in your 3rd year or later OR a first/second year post doc at a North American University (at time of forum, not application)
People who know you should describe you as…
- An open and collaborative scientific leader
- An effective communicator and collaborator
- Someone who drives innovation and sustainable solutions
- Someone who embraces diversity
Since we anticipate many more applications than available places, a shortlist of participants, selected based on professional qualification, leadership, relevance to BASF's research topics and diversity of the group will be invited to answer two questions by video to select the 35 participants.
If you are you would like to join other talented leaders in Iselin, NJ in August then please apply by Wednesday, June 13.
***Permanent work authorization is not a requirement of this posting. If you meet the other qualifications of this posting but will now or in the future require sponsorship, please indicate so. You will receive an automatic email indicating that you do not meet the minimum qualifications - please disregard.***
HRES - Human Resources
Website : http://www.basf.com/
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company. With about 111,000 employees, six Verbund sites and close to 370 production sites worldwide we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. In 2011, BASF posted sales of €73.5 billion and income before special items of approximately €8.4 billion. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society.