Associate Director of Material Science

Modern Meadow

As we continue to grow, we are seeking to hire an Associate Director of Material Science who will be responsible for managing and directing the research and development efforts of the materials development group.


- Manage the research and development efforts of the Materials Technology group

- Work closely with the product management team to define and develop new products

- Lead a multidisciplinary team comprised of chemists and material scientists to develop improvements to the material compositions

- Work with the Materials Director and CTO to set priorities and establish milestones for the group while actively mentoring more junior scientists

- Directly interface with the process engineering team and provide technology transfer support from the lab to the pilot-scale and/or manufacturing site

- Use experimental design and statistical analysis to execute and analyze experiments

- Take an active involvement in running, coordinating, and analyzing the experiments of the group

- Document results in the form Technical Reports

- Participate in all Lab Specific Activities including EHS

- Initiate and pursue improvement, optimization and simplification opportunities


- Must have a Masters in Material Science, Polymer Science, or Chemistry. A PhD is preferred.

- Ten years of experience in research and development management

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- A proven record in the completion of research projects with aggressive timelines and varying degrees of complexity

- Must have the ability to work in and lead project teams and efficiently direct the work of others

Sounds interesting?