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22 Dec 2016

Full-Time Manager Biostatistics – Machine Learning (m/f) @ Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

BASF SE – Posted by [email protected] Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Job Description

We are the world’s leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect 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, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities. 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 play.

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What you can expect

As part of an enthusiastic global team of experts within the unit Digitalization in R&D, you will provide quantitative decision support to our life sciences research and development activities.

o In detail, your tasks will range from the analysis of experimental data to the development of machine learning algorithms for the classification of diverse research data.

o You will provide guidance and advice to our research chemists, biologists and agronomists on the use and implementation of modern applied statistics including machine learning into their workflows.

o You will play a significant role in managing projects that drive innovative digital solutions that allow scientists to plan experiments, explore and visualise their data most effectively.

What we expect

o During your degree in Applied Statistics / Data Sciences or Bioinformatics you have gained experience in the analysis and modelling of complex biological data.

o In addition, you have a solid knowledge of machine learning and the application of standard statistical techniques including linear modelling.

o You are fluent in programming in R and with a fair to excellent knowledge and understanding of programming R-Shiny apps. Your knowledge in Python or JavaScript is complementing your programming skills.

o Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and preferably German are your means to convey your expertise to our customers.

o In addition to your professional skills, your distinct entrepreneurial and team spirit is persuading.

We offer

o Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and “on-the-job” training as part of a committed team.

o Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

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

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How to Apply

Working area: Research & Development

Location: BASF SE, Ludwigshafen

Working hours: Full-time

Contract type: Permanent

Reference code: EN56041323_JB_1

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For more information please contact:

Tel.: 00800 33 0000 33

E-Mail: [email protected]  

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time.

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