DuPont Research Investigator in Circleville, Ohio

Research Investigator (Job Number: 195575W-08)


Interconnect Solutions Research Scientist

Description of Assignment

CPM R&D in Circleville has a core function of developing new novel polyimide films, and is extending the film portfolio to include other high performance, dielectrically insulating materials. The R&D group is physically located adjacent to full scale polyimide manufacturing and the R&D area includes full wet lab & analytical capability, as well as a highly flexible pilot area. The scientist for this role needs to be highly capable in materials science, physical chemistry, and polymer chemistry. The individual needs to be highly self-motivated, have demonstrated innovative abilities, and interact in a team environment to plan and execute

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Seeking a PhD Scientist who will be:

  • focused on supporting rapid prototyping efforts and new product development for the growing films and laminates portfolio in the Interconnect Solutions business unit at Circleville, OH.

  • Leading and executing new formulation development as necessary, requiring an aptitude for process equipment design and test planning.

  • Interacting with laboratory scientists, technicians, pilot operations team and full scale operations personnel, and customers to identify and translate basic needs to data-driven new product test plans.

  • Track record of complex problem solving

  • Demonstrated technical leadership and innovation

  • Capable of providing technical specifications or basic data packages for scale-up or commercialization of new technologies

  • Functional excellence in the use of scientific method and design of experiments

  • Strong interpersonal skills for strategic or tactical interactions with all business functions, external partners, customers, and broader research communities

  • Has at least a PhD in Polymer Science, Material Science, Organic Chemistry or Physical Chemistry

  • Any polymer rheology experience is also desired


  • ASAP to meet 3Q18 staffing needs for existing product development pipeline

Primary Location: NA-United States-Ohio-Circleville

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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