Research Chemist / Synthetic Chemist

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NanoSonic, Inc.
Pembroke, VA, VA, United States

Phone: 540-626-6266
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Research Chemist / Synthetic Chemist


Pembroke, VA, VA 


$50,000 - $100,000

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Job Description:

Research Chemist / Synthetic Chemist
We are a growing high-tech materials company based in Southwestern Virginia that offers its employees an exciting research, development and production environment and opportunities to grow.
The Company: NanoSonic is a stable 23-year old materials company involved in state-of-the-art materials development and production.  We offer competitive salary, liberal employee benefits and generous bonuses based on performance.
  • Our advanced polymer and composite materials have won multiple national research and product awards.
  • We believe in advancing our technology while supporting our technical staff.
 The Position: We are looking for a laboratory research chemist and/or synthetic chemist with synthesis aptitude, the ability to analyze materials using a variety of characterization equipment, and the capability to write concise technical reports describing experimental results.  
  • We offer competitive base salaries, generous bonuses based on performance, and annual merit-based pay increases. 
  • We also offer gold-level healthcare coverage including medical, dental and vision, life insurance, a Simple IRA retirement savings plan, paid holidays, and liberal vacation time.
  • BS in chemistry or chemical engineering at a minimum.
  • Good laboratory and writing skills.
  • Some industrial experience with manufacturing equipment such as large-scale reactors, extruders, injection molders, filament winders or similar systems preferred.
  • Applicants must be US citizens to participate in many of NanoSonic’s programs.
  • Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive a religious or medical waiver as NanoSonic is subject to Executive Order 14042.
  • Perform chemistry laboratory procedures under the direction of senior chemists.
  • Fabricate material samples for analysis.
  • Work with multiple senior chemists and scientists on a variety of different projects.
  • Take concise and detailed laboratory notes based on experiments performed.
  • Write sections of reports describing laboratory procedures followed and results obtained.
The Location: NanoSonic is based in Pembroke, Virginia, close to Blacksburg, the home of Virginia Tech. Southwestern Virginia is a great place to live – we are in the midst of beautiful mountain scenery, near hiking, canoeing and kayaking, and next to the vibrant Virginia Tech university community.
Why Should You Apply?
  • Exciting, cutting edge research challenges.
  • Competitive industry pay.
  • Excellent benefits.
  • Reasonable full-time hours.
  • Opportunities for on-the-job training from experienced chemists.
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