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Sustainable biomaterials for membrane separation

Polymer Chemist

$70k – $90k
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About ViaeX

ViaeX is a seed funded start-up that develops high-performance materials from biowaste to redefine one of the worlds’ oldest industries, filtration. Using recent advances in computational chemistry and nanoscale technologies, ViaeX is able to program bio-renewable materials to enhance their performance and selectively filter out undesirable compounds while leaving the rest of the solution intact. Our technology platform is based on novel physical-chemical breakthroughs that overcome many disadvantages of traditional filtration systems. By utilizing the advantages of sustainable nanotechnology, ViaeX is able to reduce the steps and cost required for liquid purification.
Our team is focused, committed, and fast moving. As a member of our core team, you will have a direct impact on the future of the company and help shape our success. You must have a genuine passion and share our belief to accelerate the world’s transition towards sustainable solutions.
The Role
ViaeX Technologies Inc. is looking for a Senior Polymer Chemist that is a goal-focused individual, who is proactive in problem-solving and has the leadership and communication skills needed to help shape the future of the company. The Polymer Chemist will work with the R&D and marketing teams to bring ideas/concepts to commercial products with speed through project management process.

Job Responsibilities

• Conducts research and experiments in the lab to develop innovative biomaterials for the filtration industry.
• Design and synthesize bio-polymers in line with the commercial strategy
• Delivering cutting edge solutions to highly integrated products development problems and delivering to timelines
• Perform and oversee a wide variety of polymer processing, purification and characterization steps
• Responsible for product development by interpreting data and providing guidance to product development teams
Experience
• Ph.D. in polymer chemistry/organic chemistry/polymer science/chemical engineering/bio-engineering
• Solid understanding of natural polymers synthesis/functionalization
• Track record of innovative thinking, technical accomplishments, and leadership of multiple projects
• 2-5 years of industrial R&D experience considered a plus

Skills

• Advanced organic synthesis skills
• A strong background in polymer/material science is essential
• Experience with product design and product development
• Independent experimental design
• Conformable working in a fast-paced environment

Viaex Technologies at a glance

Sustainable biomaterials for membrane separation

Viaex Technologies focuses on Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Nanotechnology, Chemicals, and Sustainability. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.viaextechnologies.com/ or find them on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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