Senior Polymer Chemist

Position Specification

Position Description:

At Lumense we are developing commercial chemical sensing products based around proprietary technology licensed exclusively from the Georgia Tech Research Institute.   We seek an experienced polymer chemist to perform the following tasks:

  • Selection of polymers and silanes for detection of various chemicals in air and water
  • Polymer synthesis
  • Surface chemistry modification to enhance polymer adhesion


The ideal candidate would have the following characteristics:


  • Minimum of 15 years of chemistry experience in industry, preferably polymer chemistry and/or chemical sensor development.
  • Expert understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and optics as demonstrated by past experiences.
  • Demonstrated product development experience.
  • Experience and proven skills in written and oral communication of technical material.
  • An ability to work effectively, create solutions, and achieve success under the constraints of a start-up company environment.


Lumense offers competitive compensation and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The position will be based in Lumense’s office in Atlanta, Georgia, near the Georgia Tech campus.  It is a full-time position which may involve domestic and international travel.

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