Scion is a Crown Research Institute specialising in research, science and technology development for the forestry industry, wood products and wood-
derived materials. We lead new technology development for renewables, bioproducts and energy and the establishment of a broader based bio-economy.
We are looking for scientists who will join us to drive research in developing new functionalised chemicals, polymers, fibres and composites derived from bio-
based materials and renewable resources . This is a full-time permanent positions within the "Biopolymers and Chemicals" and "Wood and Fibre" teams in Scion's Rotorua office.
What are we looking for? Fundamental Research Scientists to apply their skills to our growing area of composites, materials, biorefinery and pulp and paper science.
We want people who are results driven and self-motivated, with a willingness to spend hands-on time in the lab. You will have :
We are home to creative science minds and have a vibrant culture ensuring employees can pursue innovation and excellence in their science delivery.
With our head office based on the edge of Rotorua's world famous Whakarewarewa Forest, Scion also offers an enviable working environment with excellent work / life balance initiatives.
Rotorua is one of New Zealand's leading tourist destinations owing to its outstanding natural environment and proximity to coastal beaches and inland lakes, native forests, geothermal areas and volcanic ski-fields.
Scion is proud to offer :
For a full position description and to apply online please visit www.scionresearch.com
Closing date : 27th May 2018