Lynntech, Inc.
  • 21-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Chemical and Environmental Sciences
  • College Station, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, Retirement and Leave

Since its founding in 1987, Lynntech's mission has been to solve challenging problems in defense, aerospace, medical, and energy markets by developing and commercializing world-class technologies. Lynntech is built on a culture of innovation, starting with groundbreaking research, and applying it to solve real-world problems for our government and commercial partners. Our scientists and engineers work together to execute all the stages of technology and product development from exploratory research to prototype fabrication and testing. The work we perform is cutting-edge and diverse; providing opportunities to collaborate and excel in a flexible, technically stimulating work environment.

Job Brief

Lynntech is seeking a highly motivated and creative Research Scientist to join our team. You will play an integral role working alongside other talented scientists, engineers, and problem solvers to understand problems, brainstorm ideas, develop and implement solutions, and identify commercial opportunities. As a Research Scientist, you will lead proposal efforts in technological areas of your choosing and will be encouraged to create/grow new technologies at Lynntech, build teams, and develop projects within your realm of expertise. An ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced startup-like environment, embrace the freedom to innovate, and adapt to variety of technologies.

Your Role

  • Pursue research funding through grant writing
  • Generate innovative solutions to challenging technological problems
  • Lead multidisciplinary teams of researchers and engineers to develop cutting edge technologies for the U.S. Government and commercial customers
  • Deliver technical reports and presentations to project stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers, collaborators, and suppliers
  • Identify intellectual property and business opportunities
  • Guide and mentor junior employees in their specific technology area

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, or related STEM degree
  • Technical expertise preferably in one of the following technology areas:
    • Electrochemistry (batteries, fuel cells, electrolysis, hydrogen storage, corrosion etc.)
    • Materials science and metallurgy (nanomaterials, composites, alloys, etc)
    • Sensors (electrochemical, piezoelectric, magnetic etc.)
    • Water treatment (purification, desalination, monitoring, etc)
    • Space technologies (life support, power, in-situ resource utilization, etc)
  • Ability to convey complex and novel ideas through technical writing and presentations
  • Proven track record of innovation through journal publications and/or patents

Preferred Attributes

The following attributes are valued in an applicant, although passion for the work and the ability to learn and grow are the foremost requirement:

  • Project leadership experience with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, and delegate tasks in as fast-paced, multi-tasking, deadline-oriented environment
  • Experience with prototype fabrication and system design
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with ability to recognize and pursue commercialization opportunities
  • Capable of prioritizing and balancing competing project demands and conflicting project requirements

Why should you work at Lynntech?

  1. Your work will have an impact and make a difference in the world: Lynntech employees get to work across disciplines and are engaged in all aspects of technology development from idea generation to commercialization.
  2. You get the best of both worlds: We offer the infrastructure and stability of an established company as well as the challenge, benefits, and entrepreneurial spirit of a small business.
  3. Your work will be interesting and varied: You will have the opportunity to be creative and work on a myriad of projects across various industries (defense, energy, aerospace and medical). You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse team of creative individuals.
  4. You'll be able to contribute to the organization in a variety of ways: You will get to be involved in a variety of activities in this role - some examples include project management, risk management, business development, proposal writing, product development, and mentorship.
  5. You get to work with the best, the brightest, and the most creative: People are Lynntech's biggest asset. We employ personnel across a broad range of disciplines including physicists, chemists, biologists, engineers, project managers, and business development.

Our facilities are in College Station, TX, just four miles from Texas A&M University and centrally located near Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston. All work is on site and the candidate must be willing to relocate to the College Station, TX.

The candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident due to contract requirements. Qualified applicants should apply online at Lynntech is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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Lynntech is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled Persons.

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