- A PhD in Polymer Materials Sciences/Engineering, Physical Chemistry of Polymers, or closely related discipline.
Demonstrated competence in setting up and conducting materials preparation and/or polymer synthesis.
Demonstrated competence in understanding and using material characterization techniques (such as rheology, morphology, surface, thermal, and mechanical properties).
Demonstrated competence in providing sound theoretical interpretation. Experience with experimental design and developing process-structure-property relationships is an advantage.
Motivation for constant learning and creativity into design of novel materials.
Experience with application relevant testing is an advantage,
Experience in areas such as packaging, adhesives, foams, coatings, emulsions/dispersions, and/or colloids is an advantage.
Track record of research publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Ability to work effectively both independently and in global and diverse cross-functional teams supporting multiple projects at the same time, with minimal guidance.
Very good written and oral communication skills. Fluency in English is required.
Ability to provide technical leadership in area of expertise.
Good organizational and personal effectiveness skills.
Safe work, sense of urgency and can-do attitude.
What We Offer
To recognize outstanding efforts and contributions, Dow offers a total rewards package which is considered top tier in our industry:
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance, and shares company, business or functional success.
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings.
On-going learning opportunities in a rewarding work environment.
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
About this Posting
The Dow Chemical Company values the benefits that diversity can bring. Dow is looking for individuals best suited for this role regardless of nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products. Additional information on division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges.