Research Scientist in Cellulosic Biomaterials RD1
FPInnovations - Pointe-Claire, QC

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Research Scientist in Cellulosic Biomaterials Level 1
(Position #349)

Pointe-Claire, Quebec
Permanent Position

About FPInnovations

FPInnovations is among the world’s largest private, non-profit research centers working in forest research. The organization helps the Canadian forest industry to develop pathbreaking solutions based on the unique attributes of Canada’s forest resources, favoring a sustainable development approach and taking full advantage of the industry’s considerable scientific, technological and commercial capital.


FPInnovations has developed several cellulose nano-materials with great commercial potential. We are seeking an entry level scientist who will carry-out research on the commercial applications of these materials, assist in the implementation of research findings, and contribute to development of novel applications for these new biomaterials.


  • Carry out research activities by working both in laboratory and pilot plant under supervision of a senior research staff;
  • Assist in and/or conduct large commercial scale trials for transferring research results to the forest industry;
  • Produces timely results (reports, technical notes, articles, communications) that are relevant, coherent and designed to meet the specific needs of the clients;
  • Contribute to development and optimization of novel wood-based biomaterials;
  • Assist in proposing new projects and in project planning;
  • Write technical reports of acceptable quality;
  • Make clear technical presentation orientated to his/her clients and audience;
  • Supervise technical supporting staff;
  • Provide other technical support as required.


  • Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, natural science, or a related field;
  • Knowledge and experience with cellulosic biomaterials;
  • Knowledge and experience in pulping and papermaking or related industrial sectors;
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Good work planning and organization capabilities in addition to being clients focused;
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Bilingualism is an asset;
  • Ability to work in a team.

Please submit resume quoting Position #349 to:

Marlyn Ohana
Recruitment Consultant

About this company
FPInnovations is a world leader in the development of innovative applications and products based on next-generation pulps, papers and...