PhD Professional - University Of Akron (New Castle)

PPG in New Castle, PA

  • Industry: Education - Post Secondary - Faculty, Engineering
  • Type: Full Time
  • $109,070.00 - 190,900.00
position filled
PPG: We protect and
beautify the world.


At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver
the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more
than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers
biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With
headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries.
We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and
transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and
follow @ PPG on Twitter.
Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every
day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and
professionally.
  • Your personal
    strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be
    inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify
    and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to
    excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts,
    the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions
    will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme
    propel their industries forward.
  • You will be
    welcomed into a culture where everyones ideas and contributions are
    valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference
in our world.
Key Responsibilities

Are you interested in
working in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment and being part of a
successful, global company? If so, then we would like you to consider joining
our team.

PPG, a leader in its
markets, is a streamlined, efficient manufacturer that operates on the leading
edge of new technologies and solutions. It is our vision to continue to be the
world's leading coatings and specialty products and services company, serving
customers in construction, consumer products, industrial, and transportation
markets and aftermarkets. PPG has manufacturing facilities and equity
affiliates in more than 70 countries around the globe. Our emphasis on
development of breakthrough products and processes, investment in highly
productive manufacturing facilities, and profitable global expansion combine to
provide customers with the best services and products of the highest quality.
We are committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for our employees,
creating an environment for continuous learning, and embracing the ideas and
diversity of others.

PPG is seeking CV's of
Talented Ph.D. Research and Development Professionals to work in one of core
businesses at various R&D facilities located in the Pittsburgh, PA region.

Successful candidates
will be involved with planning, directing, coordinating, and conducting the
experimental work necessary to meet project goals and objectives in developing
new products for the marketplace or providing technical support for a
commercialized product in a timely and cost-effective manner. In addition, the
selected individuals will solve problems through the application of knowledge
of appropriate scientific, experimental, and statistical methods.
Incumbents may initiate and recommend major projects, as well as conceive
and develop theories through application of advanced specialized scientific
knowledge.
Coatings Opportunities:

Research and
Development activities exist in, but are not limited to, the following areas:
  • Nanoparticle
    synthesis
  • Unique
    color technologies for coatings
  • Renewable
    resource use in coatings formulation
  • Novel
    polymer synthesis
  • Coatings
    formulations for alternative energy technologies, automotive markets, and
    industrial coatings applications
  • Polymer
    synthesis and formulation of sol gel coatings
  • Development
    of adhesives for polymer films and coatings
  • Analytical
    characterization and physical testing
PPG is currently
interviewing for multiple positions and will consider foreign nationals who
have temporary work visas for consideration. However, certain positions
require candidates who are authorized to work permanently in the United States
due to government related project work.

We
would like to thank candidates who submit their interest for this position. Due
to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for
interviews will be contacted.

Experience and
Education


A Ph.D. with entry-level
industrial experience in a relevant scientific field is a
plus. Common fields are Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science,
Physics, etc.

Functional and
Technical Skills


Candidates must be able
to search and interpret literature as well as be cognizant of competitor
technology and intellectual property. A proven ability to lead job specific
aspects of multiple projects and project teams, including directly supervising
work of other associates, is also necessary.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees
and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to
successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment
that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for
continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age,
disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected
status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPGs
affirmative action plan by emailing ...@ppg.com.

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:







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