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Bausch Health Principal Scientist in Rochester, New York

Career Opportunities: Principal Scientist (3090)

Requisition ID 3090 - Posted 01/13/2021 - Analytical Chemistry Lens & Lens Care - R&D - US - Rochester, NY (GEHC)

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) is a global company that develops, manufactures and markets a range of pharmaceutical, medical device and over-the-counter products, primarily in the therapeutic areas of eye health, gastroenterology and dermatology. We are delivering on our commitments as we build an innovative company dedicated to advancing global health. Each day, Bausch Health products are used by over 150 million people around the world.

Our approximately 21,000 employees are united around our mission of improving people’s lives with our health care products, and we manufacture and market health care products directly or indirectly in approximately 100 countries.

The successful candidate will work in the Surface Science function within the Vision Care R&D organization. This person will be responsible for high-level problem solving involving analyses with XPS, ToF-SIMS, FTIR, contact angle and various forms of microscopy. This person will also be involved chemical and material characterization of lens and lens care projects and products. The person will work in a creative and dynamic R&D environment solving problems across all company business units.

Position Responsibilities

  • Design and execute experimental plans to answer complex questions in R+D and manufacturing environments

  • Determine the optimal analytical methods to understand the material of interest and gain information needed

  • Determine optimal preparation and perform preparation of samples for analysis by microscopy or surface analysis

  • Operate analytical instrumentation under optimal conditions for understanding the material of interest (XPS, TOF-SIMS, SEM, EDS, IR, AFM, contact angle)

  • Interpret, understand and create reports using from microscopy and surface analysis instrumentation

  • Communicate results to scientists and engineers in both a written and oral form.

  • Maintain microscopy analytical equipment in optimal working condition

  • Participate on cross –functional project teams providing technical expertise related to materials

Required Qualifications

  • BS with a minimum of 6 years relevant experience, MS with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience, or PhD in relevant field.

  • Previous experience with microscopy and surface analysis especially in operation and understanding of data from several of the following methods: XPS, TOF-SIMS, AFM, contact angle, FT-IR.

  • Proficient at operation of instrumentation and data interpretation

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in problem solving related to materials, mechanics, and chemistry

  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills

  • Self-motivated and takes initiative

  • Good communication and writing skills

  • Team oriented

This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Rochester, NY (GEHC)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Bausch Health is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.