Environmental Scientist


Clinton, NJ, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences, Inc. (EMBSI) is accepting applications for an Environmental Science position. This position is located in our New Jersey (Clinton) location.

Who we are?


ExxonMobil is more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world.  ExxonMobil is a place where people think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help to shape the future of energy. We believe that diversity drives innovation and our inclusive and collaborative workplace helps everyone thrive. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do.

What will you do?


  • As a member of the ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences Inc. (EMBSI) team, you will work alongside Human Health, Environmental Sciences and Product Stewardship experts located around the globe to understand, research, and develop health, environmental and product safety solutions for ExxonMobil and the communities we serve. In this role you will have an impact by
    • Providing strategic guidance in all aspects of environmental fate and exposure to facilitate internal and external compliance
    • Developing and overseeing testing and research programs in both EMBSI’s own environmental fate and effects laboratory and with external partners
    • Actively collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to envision and advance the methodologies needed to evaluate the next generation of ExxonMobil products and processes
    • Leading technical initiatives within professional organizations and trade associations to advance contemporary environmental risk assessment methodologies and identify novel applications
    • Advancing the scientific dialogue through presentations at technical conferences and publications in the peer reviewed literature
    • Displaying an interest and capacity to continuously grow as an expert and leader

Job Requirements


  • Ph.D. in Analytical or Environmental Chemistry
  • Working knowledge of applicable analytical chemistry techniques including biomimetic extractions and two-dimensional gas chromatography
  • Research experience into the fate of petroleum hydrocarbons or similar substances in field and laboratory settings
  • Excellent project management and communication skills (written and oral), including an ability to communicate environmental data and methodologies to non-scientists
  • Ability to work independently, embrace change, and collaborate with individuals with diverse backgrounds and scientific disciplines
  • Ability to accommodate periodic domestic and international travel
  • The successful candidate is not required to have experience across all areas, but must have the interest and take initiative to learn and develop

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Broad training in analytical and/or environmental chemistry, fate and exposure assessment, and/or ecotoxicology
  • Quantitative skills including the development and application of computational tools (e.g. QSAR, environmental fate modeling, machine learning) 
  • Previous experience with legislative and regulatory processes and/or work specifically relevant to petroleum or chemical products
  • Familiarity with industry testing standards (e.g. OECD Test Guidelines) and global chemical regulations
  • The successful candidate is not required to have experience across all areas, but must have the interest and take initiative to learn and develop

An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last


ExxonMobil offers a wide range of benefits including competitive pay, workplace flexibility, teammates who support and inspire you, and the flexibility to explore multiple challenges and roles in a global setting. At ExxonMobil, we are a global, diverse, and engaged organization with unrivaled opportunities for personal and professional growth. Build a career with us and use your energy to change the world.


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

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