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Senior Staff Synthetic Chemist at Inpria
Corvallis, OR, US

Inpria Corporation, a venture-backed electronic materials startup, has an immediate opening for a Senior Staff Chemist based in Corvallis, OR. We seek an energetic, creative, and conscientious synthetic chemist to join our R&D synthesis team as we extend the limits of organometallic chemistry. This hands-on position carries responsibilities for synthesis, purification, and analysis of novel compounds, as well as elucidation of structureproperty relationships in photoresist formulations. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in organic and organometallic synthesis, experience with multi-nuclear NMR, and a record of teamwork and success in applied synthesis.


• Design and execute synthetic strategies to prepare organometallic compounds for chemical and functional analysis.

• Characterize and interpret products, intermediates, and impurity compounds via: NMR, ICP-MS, GC, LC, TGA-MS, UV-Vis, FTIR, and Raman spectroscopy, as well as X-ray crystallography.

• Work with synthetic, computational, analytical and lithography teams to identify and design synthesis targets, conceptual test vehicles and analytical techniques.

• Assist EHS personnel in the development and documentation of SOPs, exposure monitoring protocols, and PPE requirements

Key Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Chemistry with demonstrated experience in organic or organometallic synthesis technique and theory • Post-doctoral research or equivalent industrial synthetic experience, preferably including manipulation of air-sensitive materials and associated methods.

• Active and effective verbal, written, and electronic communication skills

• Self-motivated, energetic lab presence, and proactive in achieving goals

• Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment

Compensation and Benefits Inpria offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes stock options. health insurance, paid vacation, and a company-sponsored 401k plan and match.

About Inpria

Inpria Corporation is a pioneer in high-performance inorganic thin-films for nanoscale patterning. Inpria’s patented photo-condensed molecular oxides offer customers the unique ability to solution deposit atomically smooth, intrinsically dense, and directly photo-patternable metal oxide films thereby enabling advanced performance with simplified processing. Working together with a global network of partners, Inpria is creating a new class of electronic materials.

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