Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Job posting: M.S./Ph.D. organic photovoltaics chemist, Merck KGaA, Chilworth, UK

From the inbox, a position with Merck KGaA in Chilworth, UK (near Southhampton). They're looking for "an experienced polymer chemist...; [t]his is a role in material design and discovery, in close collaboration with applications and scale-up teams." Description:
Your role: Your primary role will be to carry out the design, synthesis, purification and analysis of new materials for commercial OPV applications. Particularly, your work will focus on polymer synthesis, related polymerisation reactions and process optimisation for these materials. You will use your ability, experience and knowledge to develop materials and an in-depth understanding of the parameters which control the performance and quality. You will work with a talented multi-disciplinary team of people, contribute to the generation of intellectual property and support product scale-up and initial introduction to customers.

Who you are:
  • You have an MSc/PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering or material science in the field of polymer research plus applicable experience or a degree plus several years relevant experience.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in the synthesis and purification of polymers and scale-up processes with a deep understanding of reproducibility and reaction kinetics of polymerisation, particularly for industrial commercialisation of multi-monomer condensation polymers is essential.
  • Experience in the field of organic electronic applications would be an advantage.
Read the whole thing - best wishes to those interested. 

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