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Job Details

Research Scientist, Chemistry

Employer

Whitefox Technologies Canada Ltd.

Date Posted

September 21, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $90,000.00 to $110,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 21, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Whitefox Technologies Canada Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Earned doctorate degree

Work setting

Urban area

Tasks

  • Act as technical consultant in a particular field of expertise
  • Participate in the commercialization of new products
  • Conduct research to discover, develop, refine and evaluate new products such as those used in nanomedicine, nanoelectronics and other applications of chemistry
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research and development projects

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • SAP (FI/CO / HR / MM / OT SD)

Industrial processes and products experience

  • Industrial operations and maintenance
  • Product development

Additional sector experience

  • Fossil fuels
  • Energy and utilities

Specialization in chemistry

Polymers

Specialization or experience

Chemical engineering

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel internationally

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Fast-paced environment

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

5 years or more

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors
  • Requires specialized environmental skills or knowledge

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Research Scientist, Chemistry is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Chemists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to conduct research to develop new chemical formulations and processes and to devise new technical applications of industrial chemicals and compounds; and to investigate chemical aspects of the mechanisms of drug action, the diagnosis and treatment of disease, organ function and the assessment of health

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with instruments to analyze, synthesize, purify, modify and characterize chemical and biochemical compounds

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting in a particular field of technical expertise; and in developing and conducting programs of analysis to ensure quality control of raw materials, chemical intermediates and final products; may supervise other chemists and chemical technicians and technologists

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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