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Senior Scientist, Physical Chemistry & Transversal Team Applied Research, L’Oréal USA Research & Innovation

Сфера деятельности: Research & Innovation

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Clark, NJ

Страна: United States


Do you like diving into the top challenges in physical chemistry, biology, data sciences and materials science?

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


For more than a 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, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives. L’Oréal R&I 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. 


As part of the R&I 360 deployment, the Physical Chemistry and Transversal Team in Cosmetic Application Domain in Clark, NJ work on inventing technology platforms in order to boost the performance of our materials, with a focus on the physical property and structure relationship between materials in complex formulations and Beauty 2030 challenges.


We are seeking a Senior Scientist to join our Physical Chemistry & Transversal Team Cosmetics Application Domain Team in Clark, New Jersey.


You Will . . .

  • Work as a transversal technical person to provide technical supports for all innovations across Cosmetic Application Domain (Skin care & color cosmetics)
  • Design and conduct experiments (individually or under supervision) to evaluate innovative technologies/raw materials, to generate fundamental technical understanding of materials in complex formulations and to provide consultation or guidance to L’Oréal R&I community
  • Develop new predictive models which are able to correlate the performance of products both in-vitro and in-vivo. 
  • Contribute to L’Oréal Sustainable Innovation and Sharing Beauty With All (SBWA) visions, by applying green chemistry principles, evaluating internal & external technology candidates, and creating appropriate prototype formulations. 


You Have . . .

  • A B.S., M.S., or PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, colloid science, polymer science or materials science, with 0 - 5 years industrial working experience in cosmetics /personal care/consumer products/ healthcare/chemical industries.  Prior academic or industrial experience with either physical chemistry/analytical chemistry/instrumentation or formulating cosmetic / household / pharmaceutical products is a plus
  • Demonstrated laboratory skills in independently analyzing, reporting and documenting information with attention to details.
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written) and interpersonal skills required with high sensitivity to a very diverse global culture


You Are . . .

  • An Innovator – Challenges the status quo and strives for excellence
  • An Entrepreneur – Takes accountability of a project and of research with courage and transparency
  • An Integrator – Fosters cooperation for agility in projects and encourages communication across teams
  • A Problem-Solver – Demonstrates sound judgement and decision-making which is supported by results, and which utilizes all expertise available.
  • Research-minded -  Able to dig into detailed analysis, measurement, and utilize the scientific method to support formulation efforts.
  • Authorized to work in the US on a permanent, on-going basis without the need for sponsorship now or in the future.


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.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please email [email protected]. Please note this email will only respond to specific requests for assistance completing the application as a request for accommodation for a disability. All others will not be considered.