Chemical Research Engineer, Senior

Key Role:
Conduct exploratory research to produce new knowledge and potential products; conceives, organizes, promotes, and executes ideas and plans to increase chemistry's role in and contribution to the discovery and chemical approaches to meet exploratory objectives in product discovery. Develop research proposals to provide a technically and economically sound basis for developing and evaluating new or improved products, synthetic methods, processes, and analytical and physical testing techniques. Recommend usage of the results or changes in the scope of work or termination of projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience with chemical engineering
  • Experience with building models to describe sorption and mass transport and the design and performance of experiments to validate the model
  • Experience with predicting molecular properties based on molecular structure
  • Experience with presenting before peers
  • Knowledge of programming platforms for calculating mass transfer including MATLAB
  • Knowledge of polymer films, chemical agent simulants, and the mass transport and sorption mechanism of the simulants into polymer films
  • Secret clearance required
  • MS degree in Chemical Engineering required

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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