Research Associate: Polymer Processing

Modern Meadow

As we continue to grow we are seeking to hire a Research Associate for our Materials Science team.


- Understand available instrumentation and execute experiments based on established protocols or procedures with limited explanation and supervision.

- Responsible for departmental/team presentations. Drafts SOPs and research reports with guidance

- Responsible for maintaining scientifically current (state of the art) laboratory environment and/or product inventory. Maintains accurate and complete records consistent with company policy and legal requirements

- Keep up with the latest scientific and engineering developments by reading the current literature and attending conferences.

- Develop cross-functional knowledge and skills and make a contribution within your own functional area

- Help facilitate projects through adherence to established project or company timelines. Assist Ability to operate in fast-paced rapidly evolving analytical lab operating to support fundamental R&D, technology scale-up and routine production analytical support.

- Contribute to lab equipment maintenance and safety to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment.

- Anticipate and recognize potential problems with laboratory supplies and equipment and takes action to prevent and solve problems

- Keep up with SOP training and compliance responsibilities


- Bachelor's Degree in Polymer Science, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or related field.

- A foundation of basic scientific and analytical principles about polymer processing, obtained through academic training and/or experience

- Possesses good organizational, communication, analytical, computer, and technical writing skills

- Ability to provide input on experimental design for method development experiments

- High degree of personal accountability, with the ability to work independently and deliver results within project specific timelines

- Self-motivated, passionate about your work, and enthusiastic about contributing to building a positive team spirit.

- Experiences in fiber spinning or fiber coating is preferred, but not required.

- Understanding of polymer structure-property relationship and rheology is strongly preferred.

- Experiences in Industrial-scale polymer processing in a plus.

Sounds interesting?