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Junior Research Scientist (closed) - Italy  

Tensivemed (company)

Posted on : 19 August 2017

Project Description

Milan, Italy

The Opportunity

Tensive is a biomedical startup that is developing innovative prostheses aiming to offer a natural breast reconstruction or augmentation, to improve patients’ quality of life.

The Research and Development team is looking for a Junior Research Scientist to support R&D and Product Development activities.

We love to hire collaborative people with passion for learning and a teamwork spirit.

Our team invests heavily in coaching new hires.


  • Perform synthesis and purification of polymeric biomaterials;
  • Perform intermediate and final product's physical-chemical and mechanical characterization;
  • Make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results;
  • Communication of results to colleagues with a multidisciplinary background;
  • Participate to experimental design and report preparation.



  • BS/MSc in chemistry, industrial chemistry, chemical engineering, or similar disciplines, preferably with 2 years of relevant work experience in the biotech industry or as a researcher in a lab;
  • Expertise in organic synthesis, preferably in polymer chemistry;
  • Good Knowledge of chemical-physical characterizations of polymers (IR, NMR, UV, DSC, GPC);
  • Expertise in pilot implants and up-scaling processes will be positively evaluated;
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills;
  • Strong oral/written communication skills;
  • Fluent oral/written English knowledge;
  • Excellent knowledge of Office Package;
  • Good attitude to teamwork and ability to work in a small, fast-growing startup environment.

Location: Milan, Italy 

Please, send your resume and information to




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