Who are we?
Scion specialises in research, science, and technology development for the forest industry, wood products, wood-derived materials and other biomaterial sectors. We lead innovative technology development for renewables, bioproducts and energy, and the establishment of a broader based bioeconomy.
What does the role entail?
Delivery of high-quality analytical chemistry results to support Scion projects and meet external client needs. The position involves preparing contracts, performing analytical work, reporting results, overseeing quality control, and developing/improving analytical methods. The position requires chemistry skills for sample preparation and extractions, and involves using a range of analytical instruments including ICP-MS, elemental analyser, FTIR, IC, GC/MS and LC/MS.
You will need to have a PhD or MSc with at least 5 years research or commercial experience in analytical chemistry with demonstrated experience in a range of spectroscopic and chromatographic instruments and techniques.
We are looking for a motivated person with strong technical and computational knowledge to coordinate and deliver work to a high standard to both internal and external customers. We need someone passionate about continuous improvement, who can provide a consistently high level of quality of work and appreciates working as part of a team.
We are home to creative science minds and have a vibrant culture ensuring employees can pursue innovation and excellence in their science delivery. Scion offers an enviable working environment with excellent work/life balance initiatives, we are proud to offer: