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Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:02 AM


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Senior Scientist (Materials Science)

HiFunda is seeking a qualified researcher with strong entrepreneurial aspirations, and a background in Materials Science or a related engineering field, ideally with experience in Biomaterials. The ideal candidate will have a strong broad-based science/engineering background that can lend itself to many types of projects, strong oral and written communication skills, and someone who has the ability and ambition to grow into a technical leadership role in a short period of time. Candidates who have the aptitude and interest will have the opportunity to become entrepreneurs within HiFunda and assume technical or business leadership positions within new spin-off companies that HiFunda may spawn based on new technologies that they help to conceive and develop. An ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in a fast paced work environment. Leading candidates will have demonstrated the ability to execute ongoing project work successfully, and have the ability to think creatively to come up with new ideas that can extend the company’s technical reach into new areas. Background in the areas of biomaterials and bioengineering is of particular interest to assist HiFunda expand its capabilities into these fields. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in preparing and submitting research proposals to federal agencies, and special preference will be given to candidates that have shown the ability to write winning research proposals.

US Citizens or green card holders preferred.

Starting salary range 75-90K depending on experience and fit. The company offers a full benefits package and will pay reasonable relocation costs to Salt Lake City, UT.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you are the type of person who:

1. Appreciates the benefits of a start-up company environment (i.e. enjoys small working groups and sees opportunity instead of uncertainty)

2. Is driven and self-motivated, and prefers hands-off, results-oriented management.

3. Has strong writing skills, and will enjoy proposal writing.

4. Has a strong work-ethic and is driven to achieve and succeed.

5. Will be motivated by the opportunity for quick salary and responsibility increments to project management and leadership based on success.

6. Will enjoy the lifestyle options offered by the Salt Lake City area (skiing, hiking, mountain biking and lots more).

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter describing their interest in the position and why they see a fit with the description above to

• Location: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

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