Materials Scientist Job Description Sample
The Chemical, Microsystem, and Nanoscale Technologies Group combines chemistry, optics, photonics, microfluidics, and nanofabrication disciplines, enabling the development of new technologies in the areas of chemical-biological defense, diagnostic and forensic analysis, and sensors and signal processors. The work includes the design, development, and testing of chemical sensors for trace explosive and toxic chemical detection (both point and standoff); multifunctional microsystems combining sensing, actuation, and energy sources; and the design, fabrication, and demonstration of metamaterials, plasmonic and nanophotonic devices, and microfluidic components.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory has recently teamed with the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America to start a new enterprise – the Defense Fabric Discovery Center (DFDC) (see: https://www.ll.mit.edu/news/Lincoln-Laboratory-celebrates-opening-of-the-Defense-Fabric-Discovery-Center.html). The mission of this new center is to transform traditional fibers and fabrics into highly sophisticated, integrated, and networked devices and systems for national security applications. Recent breakthroughs in materials processing and fiber manufacturing are enabling this mission, setting the path for textiles to evolve from the age-old durable goods to next-generation, service-providing, software-driven technological systems, with properties such as sensing, communications, color-change, computation, and more.
We are seeking an experienced materials scientist to provide technical leadership on preform fabrication and fiber drawing for a host of novel fiber device applications, such as sensing, energy storage, acoustic transduction, and more. The individual will fill a key leadership role - responsible for initiating and overseeing research and development activities of new fiber architectures as well as solving critical challenges associated with fiber reliability and manufacturability.
Developing new applications and sponsored programs in this field will also be encouraged. The successful candidate will work with a dedicated team including fiber device engineers, fabric designers and producers, and system integrators - all with one common and impassioned objective – lead our Nation in fiber and fabric systems innovation for national security. If this mission resonates with you, we want you on our team.
PhD in materials science, mechanical engineering, or related field, followed by a minimum of 3 years of experience is required. In lieu of a PhD, an MS with a minimum of 10 years' experience in a materials development / processing role is required.
The successful candidate will have a solid foundation in materials science and a proven track record of innovation and problem solving. Experience working with multimaterial preform and fiber fabrication is a big plus.
Experience managing a small team of engineers is highly desirable. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment is highly desirable. A track record of collaborating with external teams (academic, industrial, government) is also desirable.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. Citizenship is required.
Materials Scientist / Senior Materials Scientist
Nokomis is a dynamic technology company with over 16 years history of technical excellence in the development of next-generation Radio Frequency (RF) sensor systems. During the last 6 years, Nokomis has experienced rapid growth in the area of materials development, both aimed at supporting the core RF technology areas and also independent technology areas, such as EO/IR sensor materials and ultra-low wear protective films.
Nokomis is seeking innovative and ambitious Scientists and Engineers, to join and complement our 20+ member R&D team. The Scientist role at Nokomis will drive innovative R&D efforts through government grants and contracts to develop revolutionary materials and materials applications. Successful Scientists become the leaders of R&D efforts and become integral to all aspects of Nokomis activities.
Successful candidates are driven by technical accomplishments and making a strong impact on the development of advanced technology and have strong written and verbal communication skills. This position will focus primarily on material development, supporting current efforts on charged carrier emission suppression coatings, tribological coatings, and EO/IR sensor materials. The ideal applicant may also support projects involving RF sensing and spectral analysis for target detection, and cyber security when necessary.Responsibilities and Duties
- Develop new technology initiatives through solicited and unsolicited proposals to government agencies
- Data analysis and reporting
- Assist in programmatic aspect including drafting on internal and external documents, interfacing with customers, suppliers, and subcontractors
- General program management, as it applies to fast paced, non-reoccurring engineering (NRE projects
- When necessary, support travel
- Learn and assist with patent development
- Doctoral Degree or Master’s Degree
- Able to work both independently and as part of a team
- Self-starter that can work efficiently without oversight
- Experience with or interest in learning Program Management as it applies to highly fluid, non-reoccurring engineering (NRE) programs
- Must have confidence and ability to make decisions independently and to proactively seek input when needed
- Strong knowledge of materials development/testing
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Master’s Degree required, PhD Preferred.
Research Scientist – Magnetic Materials
Research Scientist – Magnetic Materials
Posted 11/13/2018 1:54:17 PM
Job Function: Engineering/Technology
Business Segment: Corporate Global Research
Location(s): United States; New York; Niskayuna
As a Research Scientist at GE Global Research, you will be working on multidisciplinary teams performing applied research in the design, synthesis and development of advanced magnetic materials.
You will be performing research that directly supports the development of new, cutting edge, magnetic material technologies meeting product specific design requirements. You will be working in a world class research facility operating equipment, working with other lab functions as needed, and developing structure-processing-property relationships on a wide range of magnetic materials.
- Perform research for the application and design of magnetic materials to power conversion and control, next-generation high-power-density electrical systems,
sensors, power electronics, magnetic bearings and electric drives
Develop structure-processing-property relationships on a wide range of magnetic materials.
Perform research in alloy design, synthesis, property development and characterization of magnetic materials
Work with vendors and collaborators to develop material processes.
Develop process and material specifications
Operate various equipment for heat treatment, ancillary processing operations, and magnetic material characterization.
Ph.D. in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline.
Experience with magnetic materials.
Material processing and metallurgy experience.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals now or in the future, for this job opening.
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
Must be 18 years or older.
You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered.
Publication and innovation record, as evidenced by peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, technical books, or issued patents.
Experience with magnetic materials synthesis and characterization.
Demonstration of forward critical thinking.
Ability to effectively work on an interdisciplinary team.
Proficiency in experiment design and data analysis.
At GE Global Research, we're redefining what's possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you'll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where you'll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. You'll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.
At GE Global Research we redefine what's possible, finding answers to some of the world's toughest problems. Find out more at http://www.ge.com/research or http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs, and connect with our technologists at http://www.edisonsdesk.com and http://twitter.com/GEresearch
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Locations: United States; New York; Niskayuna
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
Materials Scientist (R&D) - Houston, TX
Materials Scientist (R&D) - Houston, TX
Baker Hughes GE
Posted 10/1/2018 1:04:36 PM
Job Function: Engineering/Technology
Business Segment: Baker Hughes GE Headquarters
Location(s): United States; Texas; HOUSTON
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.
With operations in over 120 countries, the company's global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
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Baker Hughes, a GE company is currently hiring a Research Scientist specializing in metallurgy and corrosion resistance alloys based in Houston, Texas.
New product development with emphasis on scientific understanding of structure-property relationships, failure analysis, design of manufacturing processes and reliability analysis.
Candidate should be comfortable among other things, in working independently, frequent project presentations, and travel to vendors and universities.
Assignments can be a significant portion of a larger project
May be the lead Scientist on smaller projects with some functional supervision
Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity
Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters
May be assisted by entry or junior or level personnel
Assists in project planning and review
May participate in customer interface with or without team leader
Selects scientific techniques to solve problems and makes sound recommendations
Assesses results for applicability, validity and conformance to specifications
Handles special projects, as assigned
Bachelor's Degree in Material Science or related discipline
5+years of relevant experience
In-depth understanding of materials science, structure-property relationships, manufacturing processes, analytical characterizations and measurement techniques.
Well versed with the latest published knowledge on OCTG and corrosion resistance alloys used in oil& gas, automotive, aerospace, marine and similar industries
Good problem solving skills with a drive for results
Good written and verbal skills
Ability to build peer relationships as well as work independently
Must be action-oriented, ethical in value, and have a strong customer focus
Masters or Ph.D. in Material Science or related discipline - Post Doctorate experience preferred
Familiarity with OCTG and corrosion resistant alloy properties, structures and processing.
Experience with alloy development and materials modelling
Familiarity with joining processes such as welding, brazing, soldering
Familiarity with mechanical characterization testing, fractography, thermal analysis techniques, compositional analysis, corrosion and microstructural analysis.
Familiarity with techniques used to analyse fundamental science in alloy properties and performance. Particular techniques include: optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS), x-ray diffraction (XRD), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and electrochemistry.
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Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
Scientist I, Global Ms&T Capabilities – Materials Science
The Scientist I in Global Manufacturing Sciences & Technology Capabilities will support the Materials Science group in the life cycle management of consumables and single-use systems utilized for biopharmaceuticals commercial manufacturing operations. The scientist will serve as the subject matter expert for single-use technologies and consumable material management within the biologics network. The successful candidate will collaborate closely within the Manufacturing Sciences and Technology organization as well as with representatives from Process Development, Global Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Quality Assurance, Analytical Sciences and Global Regulatory Sciences on cross-functional teams to resolve complex problems while meeting quality, schedule, and cost objectives.
Provide technical expertise for single-use systems implementation including the authorship of qualification and validation technical documentation
Support consumable specification development in support of network strategies
Evaluate and manage supplier changes to single-use systems (component design, manufacturing process, specification, etc.) to maintain GMP compliance.
Perform material testing and assessments to determine suitability of new single-use systems for commercial biologics manufacturing
Lead the testing of single-use systems as necessary to qualify use of the new components in GMP manufacturing
Lead and assist in material related manufacturing investigations
Provides single-use system subject matter expertise for health authority inspections and interactions with regulatory agencies.
An understanding of industrial single-use technology applications, with a strong background in polymer chemistry/synthesis.
Experience in applying, developing, or transferring polymeric characterization methods including but not limited to spectroscopic, physical, and separation techniques
Minimum MS or equivalent with minimum of 4-6 years relevant experience, Ph.D. with 0-2 years relevant experience, in the polymer, material sciences, or chemical engineering.
Awareness of cGMP compliance and regulatory agency requirements.
Proven project management skills, including leading cross functional teams and balancing project assignments.
Demonstrated problem solving ability
Strong oral communication and technical writing skills
Global Capabilities Ms&T Materials Scientist
The Scientist I in the Global Drug Substance Materials Science group will support the development of raw material control strategies for the commercial manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals. The scientist will serve as the subject matter expert for raw material characterization and robustness for internal and 3rd party manufacturing sites. The successful candidate will collaborate closely within the Manufacturing Sciences and Technology organization as well as with representatives from Process Development, Global Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Quality Assurance, Analytical Sciences and Global Regulatory Sciences on cross-functional teams to resolve complex problems while meeting quality, schedule, and cost objectives.
The position involves such material management activities as: raw material trending and characterization in relation to process robustness, material specification development, technical material risk assessments, alternate supplier qualifications, supplier change management and regulatory filling support.
Determines critical material attributes for process performance using both traditional and innovative techniques.
Provides technical expertise and authorship for: manufacturing investigations, new material implementations, material change controls, technical material risk assessments, and the preparation of regulatory filings in support of commercial manufacturing operations.
Implement raw material controls with cross functional partners in Supply Chain, Quality Control and Assurance, Manufacturing, Global Procurement, etc.
Demonstrates mastery of SOPs and cGMPs and additional Quality Compliance requirements.
Leads cross functional teams for material change management, and process technical transfers.
Provides material subject matter expertise for health authority inspections and interactions with regulatory agencies.
Experience applying, developing or transferring material characterization methods, including but not limited to spectroscopic, physical, and separation techniques.
Knowledgeable about sources of variability in biopharma manufacturing operations.
Trained in data analysis such as design of experiments or multivariate data analysis.
Demonstrated problem solving ability, critical thinking, and communication skills.
Awareness of cGMP compliance and regulatory agency requirements.
Minimum MS or equivalent with minimum of 4-6 years relevant experience, Ph.D. with 0-2 years relevant experience.
Ability to manage multiple project assignments.
The position is based at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Devens Facility
Electro-Magnetic Materials Research Scientist ∞ (Maplewood, MN)
At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.
3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.
Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.
3M is seeking an Electro-Magnetic Materials Research Scientist for the for the Electronic Materials Solutions Division (EMSD) Laboratory located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The candidate hired for the position of Electro-Magnetic Materials Research Scientist will be responsible for identifying and proposing new research project(s), while collaborating with internal and external groups to advance new electromagnetic materials and systems for consumer electronics, automotive electrification, data center and Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI)/Electro-Magnetic Compatible (EMC) products. The successful candidate will also support materials and system measurements and characterization in response to customer requests and product development needs.
For additional information, please visit: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/electronics-us/
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Lead research and development projects for developing new products in the electronics sector.
Perform literature and patent searches, and actively develop intellectual property.
Engage customers to help define goals for research and development.
Work in a group environment leading research and development teams.
Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum one (1) year of magnetic research experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science or related discipline from an accredited institution
Strong academic and/or industrial background in magnetic materials, their formation and their use in Radio Frequency (RF) applications
Experience in characterization of magnetic materials, including radio-frequency measurements
Experience in characterizing dielectrics and/or semiconductors
Experience with designing and constructing experimental apparatus
Knowledge of magnetization dynamics
Product development experience
Customer interaction experience
Awareness of current trends in magnetic materials and processing
Understanding electronic systems and materials' needs
Candidate should have superior interpersonal skills, and demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
Ability to work well on diverse, cross-functional teams
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, as well as statistical analysis tools (e.g. Minitab, R), Python, and/or MATLAB.
Physics computer simulation capability (COMSOL, MAXWELL, HFSS, etc.)
Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
Relocation: Is authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.
3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
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RD Materials Scientist (Experienced)
What Your Job Will Be Like
We are seeking a Research & Develpoment Materials Scientist.
If you want to innovate new material solutions to solve the nation's most critical energy and national security needs, this may be the opportunity to make a real difference in the world. You can work on multidisciplinary teams developing real solutions to cutting edge research problems.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Develop innovative solutions to materials chemistry problems
Lead and conduct research into novel energy systems, develop new barrier materials and build functional devices based on surface interactions
Develop innovative materials platforms that disrupt current technologies in energy sciences, defense technologies, space systems and more
Use disruptive technologies to further cutting-edge research
Lead a diverse group of staff, technologists, postdocs and interns to initiate creative research directions in materials science
Publish in high impact journals and present research results on an international platform
Travel for business
Qualifications We Require
PhD in Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or a closely related discipline
Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)
Publication and innovation record, as evidenced by peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, technical books, or issued patents
Experience electrochemical systems
Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-Level security clearance
Qualifications We Desire
Experience working in a multidisciplinary lab, on diverse teams
Experience synthesizing and characterizing ionic solutions
Desire to develop a research portfolio centered around new materials innovation
Demonstration of forward thinking and ability to anticipate engineering needs that are not yet present
Understanding of solid state ionic transport
Effective written and oral interpersonal skills
About Our Team
The Electronic, Optical and Nanomaterials Department provides innovation in the design, synthesis and development of advanced, multifunctional materials to satisfy unique needs in electronic, optical, electrochemical, structural and selective-molecular-binding applications. We control chemical and structural characteristics, from the nano- to the micro-scale, in inorganic and hybrid systems to explore new material constructs and strategies aimed at optimizing and expanding material performance. Our efforts support DOE Defense Programs, DOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE Electricity Distribution and Energy Reliability offices, other federal agencies and industry. In addition, we pursue partnerships with universities and establish ongoing collaborations with other experts in the field to leverage our research investments while participating in, and contributing to, the international research community. Research thrusts include nanoparticle, nanofiber, and atomic layer deposited materials, thin films, passive and active materials for electronic, magnetic, photonic, electromechanical, and fluidic microsystems, self-assembly, and colloid chemistry.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:
Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*
World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov
- These benefits vary by job classification.
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance.
Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.
Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Materials Scientist - Simulation
We are currently looking for a dynamic individual as a Materials Scientist - Simulation for our Advanced Materials Division at our Advanced Technology Center located in The Woodlands, Texas.
The Scope of the position is to help with the development of high performance systems for composite applications. In this role the successful candidate will be part of a diverse team responsible for identifying, characterizing and creating new composite solutions for aerospace market.
This position is responsible for technical efforts and developments in line with composites processing optimization. The individual is expected to play a key role in creating competitive advantages through use of computational tools available to shorten new product introduction cycle. The successful candidate will work closely with technical team members to help design, characterize and promote next generation high performance materials. This position is responsible for organizing effort performed in composite processing including resin flow simulation, cure kinetics and thermal and mechanical performance prediction.
What will be expected from you?
Develop new improved composite processing parameters using simulation
Play key role in optimization of existing processes used in composite manufacturing and specifying process requirements
Plan and conduct laboratory investigations to build and validate simulation models
Conduct material and process characterization for fundamental mechanical properties and processing requirements
Providing collaborative expertise to product development and technical service groups to create composite fabrication solutions from matrix resins systems.
Contribute to the development of intellectual property such as patents, papers, presentations etc. to maintain Huntsman as the technology leader in materials for high performance composites
Interpretation of customer specific requirements and industry standards for processing and qualification
What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?
PhD in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering with composites or materials experience.
In dept. knowledge of structure property relationship
Extensive experience using finite element analysis tools and packages
Familiar with cure and processing of epoxies and other aerospace resin systems
1-2 years of post-doc (or industrial) experience working on flow and cure simulation
Experience with Design of Experiments
Experience with CAD software
Candidate must be able to access ITAR information
Ability to independently define and execute experimental programs
Significant laboratory experience in industrial polymer area.
Manage multiple priorities simultaneously to meet timelines, deliverables and objectives
Thermoset materials processing, properties and applications
Excellent laboratory/mechanical skills and aptitude
Hands on experience with thermal analysis and mechanical testing equipment such as DSC, DMA, TGA and mechanical testing
Creative problem-solving ability; critical thinking and data analysis skills
Sponsorship now or in the future is not approved for this role
What can we offer you?
Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 11,000 associates.
Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401k. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us!
Scientist III – Quantum Chemistry Materials Modeling
Job Field: REDE - Research & Development Location:
Tarrytown, NY, US Company: BASF Corporation Job Type: Standard Job ID:
EN_US_1805340 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Description At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry.
As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work.
BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Quantum Chemistry Materials Modeling Scientist III (1805340) – Tarrytown, NY Where the Chemistry Happens We are searching for a professional like you to play a key role in the planning, design and execution of research activities and simulated experiments to accomplish project objectives.
You will be relied on to provide knowledge and expertise in achieving research targets, interpreting results, and reporting them to key stakeholders. Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent Formula for Success Leveraging your education in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, Chemical Engineering or a related scientific discipline, you will conceptualize, propose and execute new projects and programs while setting a research direction that provides innovation and breakthrough advantages for the business. Effectively applying your experience in the use of scientific codes for molecular systems (Gaussian, Turbomole, etc.) as well as periodic solids (VASP, Quantum Espresso, CASTEP, etc.), you will screen and design new materials as catalysts, additives, monomers and polymers for application in the automotive, agricultural, cosmetic, coatings, and other industries.
Serving as a role model, you will champion an enthusiasm for practical industrial research while maintaining a safe working environment. Successfully engaging across and outside the organization, you will interact frequently with colleagues as well as with customers, suppliers, consultants, universities, and government agencies, and play a leadership role in industry conferences and technical societies. Participating on a team of cross-functional professionals, you will work to advance scientific, technical, and process expertise throughout the organization.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career.
With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success.
Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
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