Analytical Scientist,  Electrospinning

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Job Description:

Nanoscience Analytical is expanding its team and looking for a scientist to fill the role of electrospinning analytical scientist. This exciting position will focus on the usage and applications of electrospinning and electrospraying techniques to synthesize nanofibers and nanoparticles. The position is a highly technical one, requiring the expertise in developing customer specific applications, formulations and processes. Routine interaction with customers and potential customers will require excellent verbal and writing skills, and a friendly, personable demeanor.

Position Summary:

Performing electrospinning and electrospraying experimental analysis on a contract basis for customers of Nanoscience Analytical, to include:

  • Create electrospun scaffolds and electrosprayed particles based on application and customer needs
  • Characterize samples with multiple techniques including, but not limited to, SEM and goniometry
  • Utilize general chemistry using various lab equipment for solution and sample characterization
  • Provide support and data interpretation, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Significant Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Understanding quality management system guidelines and proper implementation of said guidelines
  • Responsible for on time and accurate reporting of analysis to customers
  • Timely response of inquiries to both customers and Nanoscience Analytical employee

Typical Working Conditions:

Positions in the laboratory at Nanoscience Analytical may require working in locations or performing activities that, regardless of best efforts, may be described as potentially dangerous. These working conditions may be located in areas of chemical exposure and emitted radiation.  Although not typical, the laboratory environments may contain hazardous exposure to fumes, dust, and other toxic substances.  It is the responsibility of the employee to understand the hazards, wear proper PPE, and exercise extreme caution while working in such situations.  Position may require periods of standing, carrying up to 50 lbs., and walking between labs and equipment.

Location: Phoenix, AZ

To be considered for this job:  your intro letter or message must explain your experience and how it relates to the job requirements above.  This must include the scope of your expertise, the systems/models used, and your application/research.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Materials Engineering, or related field
  • Experience & proficiency with electrospinning for fiber development and Electrospraying.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity and good problem solving skills, as applied to challenging electrospraying and electrospinning sample development

The Ideal Candidate Would Possess:

  • A desire to own projects and the deliverables with the drive to ensure completion
  • Good verbal communication, organization, presentation, and technical writing skills
  • Collaborative, team-oriented personality and acute attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and handle challenges independently
  • Experience working with Quality Processes, such as non-conformance management or LIMS, is a plus

About Nanoscience Analytical

Nanoscience Analytical is a cutting edge laboratory in Phoenix, Arizona committed to quality, transparency, and partnership. Our passion is science. Our mission is to deliver laboratory solutions to accelerate scientific innovation through various techniques. With a diverse team of experts, supported by a rigorous Quality Management System, Nanoscience Analytical provides valuable data and strives to continuously exceed customer expectations.

Nanoscience Analytical meets the requirements of the following quality standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015