Research Scientist (Maplewood, MN)
Maplewood , Minnesota
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Research Scientist for the Corporate Research Materials Lab (CRML) located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Research Scientist will be responsible for conducting assigned or self-initiated synthesis and characterizing new polymers as part of on-going development programs.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Conducting assigned and/or self-initiated synthesis, purification, and processing of polymeric materials.
  • Applying fundamental technical skills to provide support to design and develop new advanced materials with unique chemical and physical properties.
  • Preparing and testing tape samples.
  • General polymer characterization with appropriate analytical tools.
  • Documenting experimental data/observations in a technical notebook.
  • Contributing to the development of intellectual property and patentable inventions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Currently possess or in the final year of Bachelor's degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited university
  • Current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on 4.0 scale

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Polymer Science, Material Science, Chemical Engineering or Organic Chemistry from an accredited university
  • Strong track record of applying scientific/engineering principles
  • Hands on, self-starter orientation
  • Broad interests and willingness to explore new areas
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
Relocation: Is authorized

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