Senior Scientist (Chemistry/Polymer) Medical
at HealthCare Recruiters International

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Senior Scientist DEPARTMENT: R D Chemistry JOB SUMMARY Sr. Scientist position for research and development of new generation contact lenses. Requires solid polymer chemistry background and in-depth understanding of polymer materials and structure-property relationships, thorough analytical characterization skills, and creative problem solving skills. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Generate novel concepts for new generation of contact lens materials and technology.

• Work independently to design and develop experimental strategy.

• Communicate ideas and results through technical reports and presentations within timeline.

• Works effectively in a team environment with the ability to mentor and lead Research Associates and Junior Scientists.

• Interact effectively with cross-functional teams internally, and/or external teams to identify challenges and develop solutions.

• Keep good records and documentation, and follow standard operating procedures.

• Recognized contribution with published patents, scientific publications for Research programs POSITION QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Strong knowledge and hand-on experience in polymer and material synthesis.

• Deep understanding of material structure-properties relationship and process interactions.

• Knowledge in organic small molecule, monomer synthesis is a plus.

• Structure characterization of organic and polymer compounds.

• Skilled in hands-on lab bench work.

• Excellent problem solving ability with minimum supervision.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work as a team player and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. WORK ENVIRONMENT

• Work in both a chemical laboratory and office environment.

• Utilize good safety practices and handle chemical hazardous materials. EDUCATION

• Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university. EXPERIENCE

• 5+ years of hands-on experience in industry settings.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Victor, NY
  • Job Type: Science
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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