Nanomaterials Surface Chemist
My client is an unique and expanding nanomaterials company currently going through a significant period of growth. Due to their innovative methods and collaborations with major international companies, they are now leading the way in their field.
The successful candidate will be joining the Surface Chemistry team of R&D scientists as a chemist.
Responsibilities will include development of formulations of colloidal systems and nanomaterials to fit with a broad spectrum of applications that include inks, electronic display systems and biomedical applications.
Specific activities include: formulation of nano-structured materials; polymer coating & functionalization of nanoparticles, and performance evaluation and analyses using analytical instruments (HPLC, GC-MS, TEM, spectrometry, etc).
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a BSc or equivalent qualification in Polymer Science, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or an equivalent field.
You will have strengths in polymer chemistry and experience in formulation of colloids and emulsions, with a sound working knowledge of surface and interfacial chemistry.
Any experience with nanoparticles / nanotechnology is highly advantageous.
Industrial experience is highly desirable. You will need to be a highly motivated bench scientist and a good communicator with strong interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills. You should be familiar with basic computer programming and instrument interfacing. A background in fluorescence techniques is preferred. You should be motivated by the challenge of working in a fast moving, rapidly growing company
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