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Researcher I - Baytown

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baytown, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/05/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
MAIN FUNCTIONS
- The Researcher conducts basic theoretical & experimental scientific & technological investigation directed toward the acquisition of new knowledge.
- Works closely with business units to discover, develop, and deploy cutting-edge technologies.
- Areas of research possibly include oil spill response technologies, environmental genomics, remote sensing, air emissions monitoring, and acquisition of new knowledge.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Collaborates with other scientists & research technicians as a member of a cross functional team to create or utilize advanced techniques to discover, develop & deploy new technology * Ensures successful project / program completion & implementation as defined by the research science leadership
* Provides timely & accurate information & status updates to research leadership

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Molecular Ecology, Bioinformatics, Toxicology or a closely related field required
* Experience in laboratory work, analytical chemistry, and field sampling coordination, techniques and strategies
* Excellent numerical analysis skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills. This is a job level 1 position: 1 to 10 years of related experience is required

- Chemist (M.Sc. or B.Sc. preferred) with knowledge of organic/organometallic chemistry, ligand design, metal complexation, air-moisture sensitive techniques, application of NMR spectroscopy, and high throughput experimentation.
- The candidate should be capable of working independently in a drybox or using Schlenk line techniques, operating a polymerization reactor, and interfacing with advanced computer software.
- Participate in monthly group meetings and report out on programs. Strict adherence to safety practices is expected.

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