Research Scientist PHD

Location: 

Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

 

About us

 

At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

 

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 

 

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team

 

Fundamental science (material, chemistry, physics, etc.) to create ideas and to propose development programs for innovation in the fields of polymer targeted at achieving competitive advantage, thereby contributing to strategic business development opportunities,
Capable of independent laboratory work and apply scientific method

What you will do

 

  • Lead and coordinate within R&D worldwide multifunctional team in project design and execution, participate in Global Chemical Research programs, interface with ExxonMobil technology / marketing / manufacturing organizations
  • Apply fundamental science (material, chemistry, physics, etc.) to create ideas and to propose development programs for innovation in the fields of polymer targeted at achieving competitive advantage, thereby contributing to strategic business development opportunities
  • Present and document research results, observe and evaluate scientific trends
  • Keep abreast of relevant competitive IP literature in order to direct own research and to develop a strategically aligned intellectual property portfolio in the field of polymer science and write appropriate invention reports
  • Develop strong contacts with academia and professional societies
  • Provide resolution of relevant non-routine technical problems

About you

 

  • Education –Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer, Polymer Engineering, Material Chemistry, Material science or equivalent major, PhD preferred
  • Professional experience in one of the following areas is highly preferable: catalyst design and synthesis, organometallics (organic chemistry or inorganic chemistry), organic synthesis, polymerization, modeling for chemistry, polymer or polymerization (such as MD, DFT, etc.)
  • Strong publication or patent records
  • Familiar with general characterization
  • Ability to manage programs for success as well as collaborate with cross functional teams. 
  • Demonstrated examples of innovative problem solving

Stay connected with us

 

Learn more at our website

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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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