: Industrial & Transportation Business
: USA Region-United States-Minnesota-Maplewood
- Applies technical competencies in ceramics, inorganics, and materials science to develop novel abrasive minerals.
- Networks with the Abrasives Mineral R&D team to investigate unique sol gel ceramic microstructures.
- Develops a fundamental understanding of the relationship between abrasive grain structure and how it mechanically fractures.
- Actively participates on product commercialization teams.
- Partners closely with the 3M Corporate Research Materials Laboratory to leverage state-of-the-art nanotechnologies.
- Uses analytical characterization techniques such as SEM, TGA/DTA and rheology to evaluate new abrasive grains.
- Leverages good communication skills to inspire, influence, motivate, and teach other team members.
- Either possess or be in the last year of pursuing a PhD from an accredited University
- PhD research experience in the development of novel inorganic or ceramic materials
- PhD or in the last year of pursuing a PhD from an accredited university in Ceramics, Inorganic Chemistry or Materials Science with an emphasis on the development of novel inorganic materials
- Research experience within a work or school environment in controlling the microstructure or phase transformations in inorganic materials
- Direct experience with sol gel processing
- Research experience within a work or school environment with aluminum oxide chemistry
- Experience working with nanoparticles in a lab
- Research experience within a work or school environment with electron microscopy
- Direct experience with inorganic chemistry in a work or school environment
- Experience working with ceramics
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