Discover Jobs for Chemists and Scientists

As a scientist at Evonik, you’ll be able to explore the potential of chemistry to create true innovations for next generations. With ground-breaking developments like our gas separation membranes you will drive sustainable gas economy and your career in the right direction. Join our team to see the possibilities you could generate.

Your career path as a scientist or a chemist at Evonik

Evonik is doing a lot to make things better. To make everyday life better for all of us. This requires employees who, with their know-how and passion, go beyond the boundaries of chemistry. Whether you are a graduate scientist or aspecialist with experience, with us, you have the opportunity to advance your career and develop both personally and professionally. Organic, inorganic, molecular, and polymer chemists are in demand, as are biotechnologists, toxicologists, nanotechnologists, and coatings specialists. 

At Evonik, we are constantly on the search for world-class talented scientists and chemists to join our team. Our focus on science has led to innovative developments like our gas separation membranes, and we are committed to creating a sustainable future. With diverse career paths and great development opportunities, there's no limit to what you can experience at Evonik. Apply now to be part of our award-winning and inclusive work culture and help us make the world a better place through science.

What does Evonik offer scientists and chemists?

  • Creating the innovations of the future
  • Working with the best scientists and chemists in the market
  • Diverse career paths and great development opportunities
  • Working with international vibrant teams
  • Good salary and benefits
  • Strong emphasis on health and safety

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Interns working as scientists in our Asia research hub in Singapore

Claris, Sean, Andrei, and Daryl take you with them during their internships at the Evonik research hub in Singapore.

Creating the future at Creavis

Creavis has been a role model for developing and deploying competencies for innovations and technologies at Evonik for more than 20 years. As Evonik's strategic innovation unit and business incubator, Creavis now focuses even more strongly on pioneering sustainable businesses for a world worth living in.

Innovation hub in Allentown in the United States

Evonik opened its new innovation hub in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 2022.

The hub consists of several state-of-the-art testing and processing labs as well as a pilot plant. It also features a newly designed collaboration space to support a hybrid and creative work environment. The hub is part of a broader globalization strategy for Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I).

Working for an award-winning employer

Evonik offers all employees a diverse and inclusive work culture with multinational teams working collaboratively towards one purpose: improving life. With a workforce of more than 33,000 employees across the world, the leading specialty chemicals company is a dynamic and exciting place to work.

The company won multiple awards in several areas, including the Leading Employer Award in Germany, the Top Employer award in China, the European Excellence award in the category of chemicals, and the Henkel Sustainability award for the personal care and cleaning industry.

We are hiring

Evonik aspires to have a leadership position beyond chemistry and to help make the world a better place. That means we must provide the highest possible benefit for the customer and society. In order to do so, we are always looking for talented people to join our global teams, especially scientists and chemists that want to change the world for the better. Does that sound like you?

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Frequently asked questions

Evonik offers diverse opportunities to chemists and scientists, be it in one of our laboratories spread across the world or in one of our research and development centers. Applicants with scientific backgrounds can also apply for relevant management and operational jobs. Applications by graduates as well as scientists with experience are welcome. We offer full-time and part-time positions.

All Evonik jobs are posted online in our job search portal. You can browse through the jobs easily using many filtering options, including locations and job families.

Evonik has multiple locations across the world, with headquarters in Essen, Germany, and a site in almost all the large global cities. Visit our #EvonikWorldWide section to find out more about some of the Evonik locations across the world.


You can contact our applicant helpline: 08002386645 or from outside Germany +492011774200 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Please send any technical questions to and describe the technical problem.

Remember that applications sent to this address will not be considered in the application process. 

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