Research Investigator

Dupont Circleville , OH 43113

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

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

DuPont is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DuPont is an e-Verify Employer

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Job Qualifications

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

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company 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. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

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