Research Scientist- Chemical Sensors

UES, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Research Scientist, focused in Chemical Sensors, to join our team working in support of the Integrative Health and Performance Sciences Division. The role will be the primary research for a recently awarded technology transition effort to develop novel, flexible gas-phase sensors. This position will coordinate with multiple parties to develop, implement, and test new sensors and sensor methodologies at the UES corporate labs, as well as at the Air Force Research Laboratory. This individual will use their training in materials science/chemistry to achieve these efforts and project goals. This position will be a hands-on researcher both running experiments as well as leading development of analytical methods.

Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, including having demonstrated the ability to author publications. Applicants should also have demonstrated the ability to work well within a small team. Selected candidates will have demonstrated a history of being able to work independently and a desire to learn.


  • Ph.D. in materials science, chemistry, or comparable discipline. Recent or soon-to-be Ph.D. graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Knowledge of 2D materials or chemical sensors.
  • Experience with fabrication of conductive materials
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • This position is at times working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship

Additional Information

UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application.

UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


UES, Inc.
Full time
Salary Range
$46,000.00 - 78,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Dayton, OH 45432, US