Scientific Specialist, Materials Science

Insight Global
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  • Location: Evanston, IL, 60201
  • Date Posted: 2024-03-08
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical
  • Req Number: 344109
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nsight Global is seeking a full-time Scientific Specialist for an established Research University in Evanston, IL. This position will provide scientific oversight, strategic management, and support for funded research efforts focused on materials discovery via high throughput synthesis and characterization modalities. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to help oversee a research team of graduate students and postdocs to achieve project goals. This position is full-time and in person on the Evanston campus. They will join a group of 11 individuals with 3 main support people who are doing a similar role. It is collaborative work that guides and mentors the students and postdocs of this specific group with their scientific findings and documentation.

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Must Haves:

Ph. D. in a field of science related to engineering or science

think... materials science (preferred), nanotechnology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, earth sciences, biology, zoology, botany, and ecology.

Experience as a Post-Doc or at least three years of related work experience

Extremely strong writing abilities

Exceptional overall communication skills

Proven track record of producing high-quality academic publications and presentations

Ability to work well independently and on teams in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity

Highly self-motivated and proactive

High competence in solving complex problems

Extremely organized, responsible, adaptable, and committed to excellence


Specialty in materials science

Released their own publications