Research Scientist

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN A CAREER AT AMORPHYX.

If you are interested in interviewing for a position as Research Scientist (Display Industry), please send:

  1. Your resume.

  2. A cover letter describing why you feel you are well suited for the position.

  3. An example of technical writing for which you are the primary author.

Candidates should send these items to:  talent@amorphyx.com

We look forward to hearing from you,

Sean Muir

Chief Technology Officer

 

SUMMARY

As a Research Scientist at Amorphyx, you are a key member of our development and customer support efforts. You are capable of devising new approaches, as well as applying complex principles, theories and concepts, to solve problems encountered in material science and device physics. Having a strong working knowledge of both prior art and our own patented technologies, you are capable of leveraging the experience of fellow engineers and scientists, both within and external to Amorphyx, to advance the quality, performance and marketability of our product. Your background and capabilities make you an authoritative contributor when it comes time to vet the feasibility of a new trajectory or understand the prudence of continuing on an established path.

Tenacity describes your approach to your work. You own your work, even if you are not the originator. You represent Amorphyx with the confident authority of an experienced and learned professional. Your coworkers and our customers adopt your confidence. They find the clarity and completeness of your communication refreshing and easy to understand.

Collaboratively, you work with staff and management to define new projects, evaluate ongoing projects, assess completed projects, and identify long and short-term goals. You inspire and challenge your juniors to raise the bar on their output while concurrently nurturing their professional growth.

Reports to: Director of R&D

Classification:  Exempt

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop working relationships that contribute to a productive, results-oriented climate.

  • Provide innovative problem-solving approaches to enhance organizational capabilities.

  • Develop technical documents and make presentations to customers and potential customers.

  • Contribute to extending Amorphyx’s technology into new applications.

  • Propose, and then initiate new project concepts.

  • Provide technical expertise and serve as a resource to technical staff.

  • Contribute to, or lead intellectual property development activities.

  • Provide input with regard to staff performance and staffing needs.

  • Assure non-conforming activities are stopped and corrected.

  • Review reports destined for our Body of Knowledge. Recognize exposures and errors.

  • Lead / perform special projects.

  • Work with customers as needed.

  • Follow all safety procedures including proper use of all Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Audit Processes.

  • Provide task-specific training as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Work independently and without direction on assigned tasks/projects.

  • Demonstrate good time management skill and self-management behavior.

  • Apply sound judgment in the evaluation, selection, and modification of standard techniques or procedures to meet specific criteria.

  • Understand the broad strategic objectives of the company and contribute to them.

  • Able to quickly read, analyze and interpret supplied documentation.

  • Able to follow complex directions.

  • Use advanced mathematics.

  • Hands-on attitude.

  • Good communication and team-working skills.

  • Cooperative and willing to assist others.

  • Demonstrate the ability to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight timelines.

  • Knowledge of associated manufacturing processes.

  • Attentive to detail and accurate.

  • Support and abide by all Amorphyx policies and best practices.

  • Uphold company standards and quality initiatives.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Master's degree or higher in an appropriate field, ten or more years of experience in a like position, or equivalent combination of education and experience are required.

  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of electronic display devices and fabrication methods.

  • Demonstrable skills addressing a significant number of the points contained in this position description

  • Ability / willingness to travel nationally and internationally.

BUSINESS USE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

  • Provide and maintain personal technology gear capable of utilizing Amorphyx’s cloud based applications for daily business activities.

  • Provide personal transportation (insured) for daily movement between the distributed local Amorphyx footprint sites.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 
CONSTANT (UP TO 2/3 OF THE TIME):

  • Walking

  • Sitting, standing

  • Communicating in a moderate to loud environment

  • Ability to hear alarms and instructions

  • Repetitive use of both hands – grasping and fine dexterity

  • Reaching with hands and arms

  • Working near fumes and with chemicals

  • Working at computer

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ESSENTIAL:
INFREQUENT (UP TO 1/3 OF THE TIME):

  • Climbing stairs

  • Push/pull with hands and arms

  • Stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch

  • Using step stool

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/NON-ESSENTIAL: 
INFREQUENT (SELDOM):

  • Balancing

  • Working at heights above two feet

  • Lifting up and carrying to 25 lbs up to 100 ft

WORK ENVIRONMENT: APPEARANCE, DRESS, HYGIENE, AND SMOKING

Amorphyx is a casual work environment.  You are expected to maintain appropriate standards of grooming, personal hygiene, and dress during working hours, on Company property and when representing the Company at a remote location. No wearing apparel, personal grooming, or hygiene practices should distract others or create a safety hazard to you or your coworkers. Each employee shall observe all applicable federal or state safety and health laws pertaining to dress and grooming.

To protect the health of all our employees, smoking is not permitted in Company buildings, facilities, or vehicles except in specially designated areas. Smoking is never permitted in areas where there is sensitive or hazardous material and in other places designated by the Company.

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