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Sr. Research Chemist

3M
Maplewood, MN 55109
  • Job Code
    R01041527

Job Description:

Sr. Research Chemist

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so its equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesnt exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and its important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking. JohnBanovetz,executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact Youll Make in this Role
As a Sr. Research Chemist, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Conducting organic synthesis, purification, and processing of polymeric materials to develop new advanced materials with unique chemical and physical properties.
  • Using appropriate analytical/characterization tools.
  • Performing literature and patent searches, scout for new technologies, and actively develop intellectual property and patentable inventions.
  • Working in a team environment and mentoring less experienced group members.
  • Supporting the Polymer Science group priorities by contributing to high-impact NTI programs and identifying and leveraging external interactions to accelerate technology development.

Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Four (4) years research laboratory (academic and/or industry) experience within a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Ph.D. degree in Polymer Science, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, or Chemistry from an accredited institution
  • Experience in publishing high impact journal articles (impact factor (IF) greater than ten)
  • Experience conducting organic synthesis, purification, and characterization
  • Experience designing and developing new advanced polymeric materials with unique chemical and physical properties
  • Experience presenting at external conferences

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: Is authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3Ms creative solutions to the worlds problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-06
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