Research Chemist

Company name: BASF, The Chemical Company
Job title: Research Chemist
Location: Iselin, NJ
BASF, The Chemical Company, is a Fortune 100 chemical company dedicated to making products that make our customers' products better. At BASF, we make careers better, too.
The successful candidate will provide materials characterization, solve technical problems and participate in a wide range of R&D projects as a member of the Materials Characterization (GCC/CA). The candidate will oversee the Thermal Analyses and Chemisorption functions by developing new methods, providing hands-on analyses and supervising 1- 2 non exempt staff. The position requires a versatile individual who will provide ongoing support to a wide variety of research platforms throughout the company. The candidate will present technical results, interact closely with other scientist within the organization and interact occasionally with customers.
PhD in a scientific discipline with no experience, or MS degree with 2 years related experience. Expected to possess good working knowledge of research principles, theories and techniques, with specialization in catalyst evaluation.
Solid background in heterogeneous catalysis / surface science.
Experience with temperature programmed techniques (TPR, TPO, TPD)
Experience with analytical tools, such as mass spectrometry, GC, TGA, DSC, and DTA.
Knowledge of environmental catalysis (TWC, DOC, SCR).
Ability to develop analytical methods with existing tools to solve catalyst and materials characterization issues.
Ability to identify future needs for the Thermal lab and implement them as capital projects.
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