Offers “Merckgroup”

20 days agoMerckgroup

R&D Scientist (Chemist) - Semiconductor Materials (all genders) - limited for 2 years

  • Darmstadt (Darmstadt)
  • Teaching

Job description

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Everything we do in Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


  Your role:  

 As a R&D scientist within our Materials Innovation Pipeline in Darmstadt you will be responsible for the design and the synthesis of novel organic materials for the application in lithography. You will develop a deep understanding of materials’ structure-property relationships and explore novel methodologies for the synthesis and characterization of materials which are of high importance for a key industry. As a member of international project teams, you will discuss your meaningful results with experts from various disciplines and create new ideas for the further course of the project. You will organize yourself effectively in accordance with the available resources and priorities of the project. Part of your role is also to identify novel scientific trends as well as tracking the IP landscape related to your projects. 


Your qualification:


·  You have a PhD in organic chemistry or a related subject and state-of-the art knowledge in the synthesis of organic molecules
·  You have a basic knowledge in polymer chemistry or even beyond
·  You enjoy executing your synthetic ideas in the lab and are passionate about solving scientific problems
·  You have a high degree of motivation, good communication skills and are an excellent team player
·  Preferable, you have gained scientific experience in an international environment
·  You have a result-driven working style and you enjoy working in an international team setting
·  You have proficient communication skills in English and the willingness to learn German on a basic level


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Job Requisition ID:  219992

Location:  Darmstadt

Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate( .buttontextf748fab0b60d052d a{ border: 1px solid transparent; } .buttontextf748fab0b60d052d a:focus{ border: 1px dashed #eb3c96 !important; outline: none !important; }

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
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