KPRC offers exceptional career opportunities to work with world-class polymer scientists on a daily basis. In addition to permanent employment, KPRC frequently brings post-doctorates on a three-month exchange program as well as offer visiting scientists various programs for up to one year to work on specific projects.

KPRC is continuously looking for well-disciplined people for full-time research in the following fields: polymer chemistry, organic chemistry, plastics chemistry, analytical testing, and laboratory technicians. To search for current staff openings, visit Job Opportunities. To apply, send your cover letter, resume and three professional references to (

Our comprehensive and competitive benefits package is designed to provide quality services to employees and their families. More information on employee benefits can be found here Employee Benefits

Student Employment

KPRC employs several Pittsburg State University undergraduate and graduate students as supplement to their educational curriculum. Students completing their Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Physics, or Plastics Engineering Technology may be eligible for full-time employment for up to one year as part of their practicum training extension. Please visit Career Services to view current openings in Gorillas4Hire.