About the company: INNOCULE develops and manufactures speciality chemicals and performance aids for the mineral processing industries. The company has been recognised as one of the 7 most innovative start-ups in Odisha in 2017-18. It was founded in 2014 with current employee strength of 30. The company is R&D driven and has developed five products for iron ore beneficiation plants. We are looking for motivated candidates who are passionate about industrial research. The company offers a wonderful learning opportunity for those who are self starters. Job Responsibilities: 1. The candidate will be responsible for leading our molecule synthesis team consisting of a team B.Sc/MSc. Chemists and engineers. The main purpose of the research is to develop speciality chemicals/novel molecules for specific applications of mineral processing industries. For example: development of new chemical for improved flocculation of iron ore fines etc. 2. One should have aptitude for research and willingness to work independently. He/She will be responsible for synthesis of organic polymers/surfactants in the lab independently . Should be able to study and understand research papers/research literature and implement them in lab scale. Ability to understand the needs of the mineral industry and plan experiments keeping in mind the objectives of the company. 3. Visiting client sites for testing of our chemical/ technology transfer whenever there is a requirement. 4. If required, he/she should visit different reputed labs in India to look for ways to solve the problem We are seeking dynamic and motivated candidates who have a passion for entrepreneurship. Those looking for a regular 9 AM - 6PM job are advised not to apply. Eligibility: PhD. Organic Synthesis /Polymer Chemistry with exposure in surface chemistry from recognized universities having 2 years of relevant research experience Though the broad job responsibilities are given above, the candidate should have the willingness to shoulder other non-technical responsibilities if required. It is expected that the candidate treats INNOCULE as his own company and drive its growth. Place of posting: Bhubaneswar, Odisha.