Synthetic Chemist - Polymers


Cincinnati, OH

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 290 days ago

  by    Branden Lynch

This job is no longer available.

Develop polymer systems utilizing various techniques including radical polymerization, ring opening metathesis polymerization, and epoxy-amine thermoset reactions.


*** Synthesize coupling agents such as silane coupling agents and phosphonates to create self-assembled monolayers, improve adhesion between inorganic surfaces and polymers, and similar.


*** Perform surface functionalization of aluminum surfaces with their native oxides to attach various polymers or self-assembled monolayers.


*** Fabricate and test lap shear specimens to determine adhesive performance of various surface treatments and polymers and analyze fracture surfaces to determine types of failures (cohesive, adhesive, mixed mode, and similar).


*** Characterize materials using Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Thermal Gravimetric Analysis, and Dynamic Mechanical Analysis.


*** Conduct surface analysis using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Contact Angle Goniometry, and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy to quantify atomic concentrations of surface modified carbon materials and polymers.


Powerhouse of innovation offers an industry competitive compensation package, tuition reimbursement, bonuses, full medical benefits, 401(k) retirement plan, life and disability insurance, numerous professional development opportunities, generous paid vacation time, and more!


Please reference #37719103 when responding.

Education Requirements: BachelorDegree

Minimum Experience Requirements: 2-5 years

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