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Job: Research Scientist - Materials Science, bioMASON Inc, Durham, NC

General Information


Job title:
Research Scientist - Materials Science
Job location:
Durham, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
02/18/2020
Compensation:
TBD
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


The Material Scientist is responsible for the development of simulation models and failure mode analysis of bioMASON’s composite materials. This position reports to the Director of Research & Development under the office of the Chief Technology Officer.

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Materials Science or a related field.
Minimum 3-years’ industry experience.

Responsibilities, Tasks and Outcomes:
Conduct research in the broad area of biomaterials.
Develop testing methodologies for evaluating material performance as related to application requirements.
Coordinate with standards organizations to develop new standards around novel materials.
Determine research directions, come up with novel technical solutions and generally drive innovation.
Lead technician(s), develop research strategy, helping them design and execute experiments, analyze data and present conclusions to the broader group.
Development of functional, parametric models for predicting composite cementitious material performance based on variable inputs.
Design and hands-on testing of experiments and apparatus for model development and validation.
Development and implementation of non-destructive performance testing methods for cementitious materials.
Design, development, and testing of material compositions for novel applications.
Attracts, develops, and retains a high performing team to meet the current and evolving needs of the business through effective selection, training and development, coaching and mentoring and performance management.
Working with the CTO and other relevant team members for LCA and EPD
Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Required Skills and Interests:
FEA, DEM, CFD, and/or other dynamic performance modeling softwares.
Experimental design (DOE) and statistical analysis software (JMP, R, Minitab).
Failure mode and root-cause analysis.
Preferred working knowledge of ultrasonic pulse velocity testing.
ASTM and ISO test methods for construction materials.
Understanding of particle packing, rheology, percolation, and fluid dynamics.
Ability to communicate and explain work for cross-functional team collaboration.


The Candidate Must Be:
Highly organized and possess excellent attention to detail
Creative, flexible, proactive, punctual, persistent
A team player
Able to self-manage
Comfortable with a demanding, fast-paced work environment
An excellent communicator.
All bioMASON Employees should:
Consistently demonstrate honesty and integrity through personal example.
Follow all safety policies and proactively engage in safety initiatives.
Produce high quality work with a focus on first time right.
Exhibit a passion and aptitude for learning with an analytical mindset.

Must have reliable transportation to the RTP/ Raleigh area.
(Job number: 3878070)
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