Postdoctoral Researcher

Position Overview

As a Postdoctoral Researcher, you will be accountable for the technical execution of MOF-enabled solutions. The position encompasses the conceptual design of novel materials, small-scale synthesis, and proof of concept experimentation to validate performance in targeted applications. This position will involve both fundamental and applied research, with a primary objective of utilizing New Product Introduction (NPI) processes to accelerate the commercial deployment of key innovations in the laboratory. You will work closely with our computational, engineering, and commercial team in delivering on customer and partner requirements.

This is a two-year position located in Skokie, Il (greater Chicagoland). Competitive compensation commensurate with an industrial postdoctorate position.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Ph.D. in chemistry, materials science, or chemical engineering
  • Preferred MOF knowledge
  • Experience in implementing MOFs into fabrics, membranes, or devices is desirable
  • Experience in scale-up, process/system design, system testing, and programming would be beneficial
  • Valuable know-how: zeolites, adsorbents, catalysis, chemical separations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills a must
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, existing H1-B holder, TN visa eligible, or eligible for related work authorization visa, which lasts through duration of postdoctoral period (24 months)

Additional Information

Please submit resumes to [email protected] with Postdoctoral Researcher listed in the email title.


At NuMat's main office in beautiful Skokie, IL.


Send us an email with your resume and we'll get back to you to continue the discussion.