The Material Discovery Research Institute (MDRI), of Underwriters Laboratories Research Institutes, is recruiting a Research Scientist I. This position is located in our Skokie, IL labs.
In this role, the Research Scientist I, under the direction of the Laboratory Manager, will work to facilitate the operation and maintenance of state-of-the-art synthesis and characterization instrumentation to support other groups in the institute to execute the synthesis and characterization of materials.
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Assist research scientists in aspects of materials synthesis and characterization, inventory management and general laboratory maintenance.
Fundamental knowledge and proficiency in materials science or analytical chemistry, including the synthesis and characterization of inorganic materials.
Experience and Education Requirements
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