The Company: Materials Development, Inc. (MDI)
MDI is a small business located in Evanston, IL. The company's work is focused on developing instruments for experiments on liquids and glasses, from high temperature molten oxides to organic liquids. MDI does both commercial projects and government sponsored R&D. The research predominantly involves experiments at MDI's Evanston facilities (located near Main St. and Chicago Ave.) with some collaborative work at several National Labs.
The Position: Full-time R&D Assistant
An ideal candidate would be someone who is detail-oriented, enthusiastic, organized, and flexible. A background in materials science, physics, chemistry or a similar field is desirable but not essential qualification to apply. MDI offers lots of learning opportunities for those who are interested in materials research and instrumentation, whether you're a seasoned researcher or new in the lab.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Assisting with sample preparation and characterization
- Record keeping and note taking
- Data analysis and modelling
- Helping to assemble and test equipment
- Generally contribute to developing operating procedures and the company culture
The position is full-time (40hr week) paid hourly with the potential to become salaried and receive additional perks after 90 days.
Interested in the position?
Please send your resume & cover letter via Indeed
Learn more about MDI at www.matsdev.com
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year