Función del empleo: Research & Innovation

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Clark, NJ

País: United States


Do you have a passion for consumer products, scientific research and are driven to deliver strong innovations in consumers sun care routines?


Then L'Oréal Research & Innovation (R&I) might be exactly the place you have always been looking for!


For more than one hundred years, L’Oréal believes that Beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific Domains, we are confident in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely linked to the new consumer expectations all over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, dependable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives. L’Oréal Research and Innovation has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 3800+ L'Oréal R&I people are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a cooperative way, opened to the world. 


Inside L’Oréal’s Research & Innovation Division, Application Domain is responsible for transforming scientific discoveries, technological inventions, and new consumer aspirations into innovation prototypes that exceed consumer perceived performance. The key missions are to identify and develop innovative technologies for hair, skin, or makeup applications. In Application Domain, you'll work in a dynamic, team-oriented lab environment, where you'll interact with cross-functional groups globally for new product development, product concept testing, and smooth transition of the technology into our Development Laboratories.


As part of a new way to simply research worldwide in L’Oreal and work with a close network of scientists worldwide within R&I, the Photoprotection Application Domain works to discover and study new technologies in sun care and bring them to life as new products for our consumers.  The work within this unique field of research relies on an understanding of fundamental optics, how UV light interacts with skin and formulations, an understanding of regulations, and knowledge about formulation process and technology.


We are currently seeking a talented and innovative Senior Scientist to join our Photoprotection Application Domain team located at our Clark, New Jersey facility for Research and Innovation. In this role, you will conduct fundamental research with a worldwide network of teams, communicate with internal and external collaborators and fellow scientists, and translate this research into the next breakthroughs in sun care technology!

You Will . . .
  • Conduct Research with fundamental laboratory tools and methods to develop new understanding related to UV filters and sun care formulations.
  • Connect with fellow scientists externally and within the company to learn and grow our expertise.
  • Formulate new sun care products that utilize innovative technologies that push the boundary on what is expected in the field of Photoprotection.
  • Design comprehensive research and testing strategies with the help of a worldwide group of engaged researchers to demonstrate robust quality and performance 
You Have . . .
  • Completed a PhD in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Physics, Materials Science or a related discipline (required)
  • Demonstrated Research Success within a physical scientific field that can illustrate your ability to take a research project from conception to completion
  • Graduate Research Experience which can demonstrate the ability to conduct research on a fundamental sciences level
  • Desire to learn new techniques and scientific concepts that are outside of your immediate field of research.
  • Experience in Research which captures a mindset focused on working in project mode and delivering robust, innovative, and functional products.
  • Expertise in optics, imaging, spectroscopy, light, photochemistry or sunscreens
  • Experience in the medical sciences field is a plus

 You Are . . .
  • An Innovator – You challenge the status quo and strives for excellence
  • An Entrepreneur – You take accountability of a project and of research with courage and transparency
  • An Integrator – You foster cooperation for agility in projects and encourage communication across teams
  • A Problem-Solver – You demonstrates sound judgement and decision-making which is supported by results, and which utilizes all expertise available.
  • Research-Minded - You are able to dig into detailed analysis, measurement, and utilize the scientific method to support formulation efforts
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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