Principal Scientist

Alcon Johns Creek, Georgia
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November 25, 2022
Alcon
Johns Creek, Georgia
FULL_TIME
At Alcon, we are driven by the meaningful work we do to help people see brilliantly. We innovate boldly, champion progress, and act with speed as the global leader in eye care. Here, you’ll be recognized for your commitment and contributions and see your career like never before. Together, we go above and beyond to make an impact in the lives of our patients and customers.

We foster an inclusive culture and are looking for diverse, talented people to join Alcon. As a Principal Scientist supporting Research Formulations, you will be trusted to work on developing new concepts and processes at our Johns Creek, GA site. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Developing new material for new contact lens and process based on in-depth understanding in both materials technology and lens production process.

  • Applying contact lens formulation and polymer expertise to craft and carry-out formulation experiments and characterization to achieve target lens attributes. Lead team in the execution of project plans prepared in partnership with project team leadership.

  • Identifying and implementing appropriate testing methodologies to evaluate potential new contact lenses, lens surfaces, package saline and lens care products

  • Developing an external network of research partners and collaborating to complement internal proficiencies in the above mentioned research areas. Maintaining patent and scientific literature for significant technical developments relevant to departmental standards.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO ALCON:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent years of directly related experience (or high school +13 yrs; Assoc.+9 yrs; M.S.+2 yrs; PhD+0 yrs), PhD with 5+ years of experience is highly preferred

  • Degree of study focused within Chemistry, Chemical Engineer or Materials Science.

  • Microsoft Office products, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • An eagerness to innovate new insights and concepts.

HOW YOU CAN THRIVE AT ALCON:

  • Benefit from working in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Join Alcon’s mission to provide outstanding, innovative products and solutions to improve sight, improve lives, and grow your career.

  • Alcon provides robust benefits package including health, life, retirement, flexible time off, and much more!

  • Travel Requirements: 10%-domestic

  • Relocation assistance: No

  • Sponsorship available: No

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Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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