Summary Research Scientist - Composite Materials near Kitchener (ON)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "research scientist - composite materials" was moved from the group Other professional occupations in physical sciences (NOC 2115) to the group Other professional occupations in physical sciences (NOC 21109).
Find key facts and figures about working as a research scientist - composite materials. The following information is applicable to all Other professional occupations in physical sciences (NOC 21109).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Professionals in other physical sciences occupations conduct theoretical and applied research in fields of physical science. Metallurgists, soil scientists and physical scientists and researchers are included in this unit group. They are employed by governments, educational institutions and a wide range of industrial establishments.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
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- Conduct research into the properties, composition and production of materials such as ceramics and composite materials
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