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Graduate PhD Scientist, Polymer Nanocomposites - Scunthorpe

Basic Salary 36k + Stock Options + Benefits
Ref: 403 Date Posted: Thursday 09 May 2024

Top reasons to work for this client:

  • Basic salary to £36k per annum.
  • + Stock incentive options.
  • Environmentally conscious graduate / PhD career opportunity
  • Creating revolutionary composite products.
  • Well-funded scale up, joining a crucial time in their growth story.
  • Brand new role joining a dedicated team of Scientists.
  • Monday to Friday 8am- 4pm, Scunthorpe HQ.
  • Rewarding blend of R&D, performance optimisation, testing & project management.
  • Outstanding opportunity to apply your PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemical, materials science or nanomaterials engineering.
  • Genuine career progression opportunities as they grow into new markets.

Core responsibilities will typically include:

  • Research and development of microplastic free & water dispersible polymers.
  • Research and development of dispersion techniques for graphene into polymers.
  • Performance optimisation of current biodegradable polymers and adhesives.
  • Design and validate new testing protocols for consumer packaging products.
  • Documentation and interpretation of experiments.
  • Project management, risk assessments and budgeting.
  • Maintenance and qualification of laboratory equipment.

Expected Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Educated to PhD standard in a relevant subject, chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemical, materials science or nanomaterials engineering.
  • Relevant experience.
  • Driving licence required due to office location.
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