Research Associate – Emerging Materials Technologies (Boston or New York City)
Lux Research is actively looking for smart; technology-minded individuals who are looking to explore employment opportunities outside of a lab or engineering setting! This position is a great opportunity for recent graduates with 0-5 years’ experience who are looking to use their science or engineering education in a business environment, helping to advise some of the world leading company on their innovation strategy.
Lux Research’s Accelerating Materials Innovation team scouts emerging materials technologies such as graphene, functional coatings, carbon-fiber composite, 3D printing, metamaterials, materials informatics, synthetic biology, bio-based polymers and more. We tackle issues like the needs for sustainability and the circular economy, the growing role of digital tools in materials development and use, and corporate strategy for the chemicals and materials industry and its customers. We’re aggressively seeking Research Associates to support our research in this field!
Research Associates spend most of their time conducting interviews with leading start-ups and technology developers; identifying and analyzing patents, scientific publications, and financial transactions; following news, talking with thought-leaders, and attending conferences and events to stay on top of the latest innovation. They draw on this work to analyze emerging companies and trends in written research reports and in presentations to or discussions with clients.
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