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Title Polymer Synthetic Chemist
City Billerica
State MA
Description As part of the Ink Materials and Process Development Department, this individual will be responsible for the synthesis of novel organic molecules, pigments, and custom materials for use in electrophoretic displays.
Responsibilities • Design and synthesize new materials with unique chemical, optical and electrical properties
• Work in a collaborative environment with materials scientists and engineers to optimize system performance of novel displays
• Plan, schedule and execute experiments
• Interact with process development engineers to select equipment and process operations
• Analyze, present and document the results
• Remain current on the latest developments in synthetic chemistry
Qualifications • Ph.D. in Synthetic, Organic or Polymer Chemistry with 5 - 8 years of industry experience
• Demonstrated ability to design and execute syntheses of small molecules and/or polymeric materials with tailored physical and chemical properties
• Familiarity with standard analytical and purification techniques
• Familiarity with chemical scale-up constraints and the ability to design scalable syntheses
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a laboratory environment under minimal supervision
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong sense of urgency and a results-oriented style
• Sound analytical skills, attention to detail, and strong problem solving skills
• Creativity to invent and create intellectual property
• Demonstrated ability to contribute in a cross-functional team environment
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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