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Senior Scientist Systems Biology at BASF Belgium open

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We link and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF Plant Science develops plant biotechnology solutions to increase the yield and quality of crop plants. CropDesign, the Belgian division of BASF Plant Science, focuses on rice as model crop. The company applies genomics, informatics and robotics technologies and employs over 150 employees in state-of-the-art laboratories and an automated greenhouse complex. www.cropdesign.com

What you can expect: 
As Senior Scientist Systems Biology you will be part of an international team of scientists, as
member of the Global Systems Biology team within the Crop Trait Knowledge function. There you will be the expert in gathering, integrating and mining of experimental data derived from multiple omics-platforms. You will participate in the biological interpretation of the data, and write and present reports on experiments and data analyses. As an experienced plant systems biologist, you will follow up on literature, connect with academics, and propose innovative approaches.

What we expect: 
You have a PhD in Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or Biological
Sciences. You have experience in mining of biological data, in plant biology and in developing
and implementing research strategies. You combine your knowledge of the design and analysis of research experiments with hands-on experience with bioinformatic tools, databases and programming languages. Experience with R or equivalent statistical software is a plus. In addition to your excellent English skills, you are able to work in different multidisciplinary international teams.

We offer:
Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

Expect to be surprised by the exciting range of career opportunities at BASF.

Working area:
Research & Development

Location:
CropDesign N.V., Zwijnaarde

Working hours:
Full-time

Contract Type:
Permanent

Reference code
EN53267490_ONLE_8

Please apply online at 

or in writing to
BASF Belgium
Drève Richelle 161E/F
1410 Waterloo

For more information please contact:
Tel.: 00800 33 0000 33
 +32 (0)2 373 2222
E-Mail: jobs@basf.com

posted 2013.10.11