Job ID: #8674

Senior Research Associate, Materials Scientist

Burlington, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Senior Research Associate, Materials Science:

  • Works closely with scientists and engineers to develop new products, formulations or prototype equipment and conduct standard/non-standard procedures and tests.
  • Follows experimental plan as set by project leader. Prepare logistics, materials, and equipment.
  • Executes various physical laboratory tests involving processing, characterization, and related troubleshooting of rubber materials with attention to observations and learning.
  • Generates, organizes, and provides data analysis with basic interpretation of results.
  • Responsible for organizing and communicating data clearly.
  • Assists in the training of others in areas of testing, compliance, equipment, and safety requirements.

Requirements of the Senior Research Associate, Materials Science:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, polymers science and engineering, materials science preferred.
  • 5 to 10% travel required, domestically, when necessary and appropriate.
  • Strong understanding of laboratory terminology, equipment, procedures, and safety practices.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of chemistry, and/or engineering.

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