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Materials Scientist

Company: RxSight Inc.
Location: Aliso Viejo
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Materials Scientist - Careers At Rxsight, Inc Back To Openings Materials Scientist Department: LAL Chemistry Location: Aliso Viejo, CA
START YOUR APPLICATION RxSight - is an ophthalmic medical technology corporation headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California that has commercialized the world's first and only adjustable intraocular lens (IOL) that is customized after cataract surgery. The company's mission is to revolutionize the premium cataract surgery experience by allowing surgeons to partner with their patients to achieve optimized results for every unique eye.OVERVIEW:Reporting to VP of LAL Chemistry, Materials Scientist will be responsible for leading the development of silicone-based formulations for adjustable lens technology as well as advancing understanding and characterization techniques of silicone raw materials. Key responsibilities will include formulation characterization, optimization and development, as well as synthesis of new materials for the next generation of the Light Adjustable Lens (LAL)ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Design, development, and extensive characterization of silicone-based polymer resins- Optimization of silicone material selection process to enhance the scale and quality of the LAL - Analysis of silicone raw materials, intermediate formulation mixes and final formulations using conventional soft materials characterization techniques: GPC, rheology, spectroscopy: NMR, UV-Vis and Raman, thermal characterization techniques: DSC, DMA, TGA, proficiency in mechanical characterization: Universal Tester and Durometer - Analysis of formulation mixes and resulting lenses by electron microscopy techniques: SEM and TEM as well as AFM and STM - Synthesis of silicone-based and silicone-containing monomers and polymers utilizing various polymerization techniques: ring-opening, cationic, anionic, and controlled radical polymerizationsRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Strong background in polymer chemistry/organic materials science is a must - In depth knowledge of polymeric materials characterization techniques: GPC, NMR, optical and thermal analysis - Proficiency in polymer microscopy: SEM, TEM, AFM, STM and corresponding sample preparation - Experience with formulation development and optimization - General familiarity with molecular simulation tools and polymer analytics-Creative technical skills that lead to innovative approaches to the development process.- Effective analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to apply creative solutions to challengesEDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING: - Ph.D. or Master's degree in Materials Science (soft materials), Polymer Chemistry or Polymer Engineering - 3-5 years of relevant work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Strong preference for a minimum of 2 years in medical devices industry where polymer chemistry is a critical element essential in the productCOMPUTER SKILLS: - MS Office - Spreadsheet Software - Laboratory Information Management SystemSalary : $130k-$150 START YOUR APPLICATION Applicant Tracking System Powered by -

Keywords: RxSight Inc., Aliso Viejo , Materials Scientist, Other , Aliso Viejo, California

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