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Research Chemist

Ewing, NJ · Science/Research
At Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED) (UDC), we’re changing the way people see the world.

If you’re reading this on a smartphone, there’s a good chance UDC’s materials are producing the light and color shining from your screen right now. UDC’s OLED ingredients are key parts of stunning, energy-efficient displays used in everything from smartwatches to phones, tablets, laptops, monitors, TVs and automobiles. Virtually every OLED consumer electronics product around the world uses UDC’s phosphorescent OLED materials and technologies.

UDC is a publicly traded company and pioneer in the OLED industry. When you join our global team, you are embarking on a journey at the forefront of display technology and organic electronics that impacts the daily lives of people around the world. From engineers to chemists, Ph.D. scientists, technicians, lawyers and more, our UDC team is continuously advancing our field. With a focus on energy efficiency, UDC’s team is contributing to making a better, more sustainable planet. Please visit us at www.oled.com.

Job Summary:
UDC is seeking a Research Chemist to work in the analytical and thermal team at our Tech and Innovation Center facility in Ewing, NJ. This key role will focus on the analytical quality control of our state-of-the-art phosphorescent OLED research materials using chromatography to analyze, identify and communicate the results into the organization with reporting and team discussions.

  • Conduct purity assessments of OLED materials
  • Utilize techniques such as HPLC, GCMS, LCMS, MALDI, and related methods to analyze purity levels and identify impurities
  • Data entry and tracking of samples
  • Maintenance and upkeep laboratory equipment
  • Manage inventory of OLED retain samples
  • Undertake additional projects at the direction of your leader
  • Additional responsibilities as required
  • B.S. in chemistry or related field
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience, including internship, undergraduate research, or within an industrial setting
  • Strong background in analytical chemistry
  • Knowledge of or experience with organometallics, organic electronics, and/or small molecule purity analysis is a plus
  • Gas chromatography, liquid chromatography and/or mass spectroscopy experience strongly desired
  • Experienced in developing and optimizing LCMS methods for analytical purposes is a plus
  • Ability to perform and succeed in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Experience reading and interpreting general technical information
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with peers and management
  • Experienced in basic computer software and internet applications – knowledge of and/or proficiency with scientific and laboratory software such as Origins, Mnova, Mercury, Python, and related software is a plus
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems in an efficient, proactive manner
  • Demonstrated track record of accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

Current Benefits at UDC:

  • Competitive base salary and annual bonus program
  • Medical/Prescription Drug coverage, Dental, and Vision for employees and family
  • Transit, Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) – An employer-paid benefit to reimburse a portion of employees’ eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses, such as deductibles, coinsurance, and pharmacy expenses
  • Group Term Life insurance, short term disability, and long term disability benefits for employees
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Ewing Worldwide Headquarters (HQ) cafeteria provides breakfast and lunch to employees at no cost to them
  • Annual charitable matching gift
  • Generous Paid Time Off

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