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Research chemist Edwards AFB

Flood Modeller

Flood Modeller Edwards AFB CA United States

2 months ago

Your Impact :

The Applied Materials Group has a variety of basic and applied research projects ranging from small molecule ionic liquid synthesis to the development of polymers for additive manufacturing...

The group is a highly-collaborative and multidisciplinary team with a diverse set of skills. The candidate should be a team-player that is capable of conducting independent research.

The selected candidate will : Perform chemical synthesis and analysis of target materials (small molecule and / or polymer).

Analyze materials using analytical instrumentation (NMR, FTIR, UV-vis, DSC, TGA). Utilize and maintain state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation.

Here's What You'll Need :

BS or MS in Chemistry or related field. 0-3 years of experience performing chemical synthesis (organic, inorganic, or polymer).

Familiarity with modern analytical methods (NMR, FTIR, HPLC, MS, etc.) and common synthetic techniques. Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability and desire to learn new techniques and skills. Familiarity with common purification techniques (crystallization, distillation, chromatography, etc.

and / or polymer synthesis, modification, and processing a plus. Essential Functions

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)
• Lifting : Up to 25 pounds for short durations (
• Climbing : No
• Crawling : No
• Special clothing / equipment (wearing) : Chemical laboratory PPE (60%)
• Unusual physical requirements : No
• High noise level : No
• Other : Extended periods of standing or sitting.

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)
• Inside? Outside? Combination? Where? : Primarily inside (90%)
• Extreme (hot / cold) temperatures involved : No
• Hazardous conditions - What are they? : No
• Travel / transportation requirements : Driver’s License

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)
• Office equipment / machines electrically / battery operated - which? : Yes, various, 10-40%
• Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which? : Car (10%)
• Tools used in trade - which ones? : No

Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)
• Overtime, regular days, off days : No
• Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd : 1st
• Necessity for regular attendance : Yes
• Urgency for punctuality : Yes

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Last updated : 2023-03-09
Edwards AFB CA USA

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