Professional & Scientific
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and related experience totaling 6 years.
BS in Materials Science and Engineering with at least 12 months experience.
Broad experience in materials science, with an emphasis on metallic materials but with strong experience in either electronic materials, polymeric materials, or ceramics.
Expertise in motion control and mechatronics.
Expertise in establishing communication between subsystems of more complex systems.
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems in creative ways.
Ability to work in diverse teams.
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is seeking an Research Engineer to join a research team responsible for the demonstration of a proof of concept research phase of a research grant. The proof of concept will aide in the development and construction of a microscope for the rapid assessment of materials state on digital devices.
Duties of this position include working in a laboratory conducting scientific research, analyzing results, and oversee maintenance of laboratory equipment. In addition, this role is responsible for writing reports, preparing publications, and maintaining an up-to-date working knowledge of research literature. Finally, the Research Engineer will initiate or participate in the purchase of consumables, computers, and non-capital or capital equipment.
The successful candidate will have broad experience in materials science, the demonstrated ability to work in diverse teams, and possess a creative problem-solving ability. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Regular with Term Appointment (Fixed Term)
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
December 15, 2020
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
Pay Rate Type:
To apply for this position, please complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
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Original Posting Date:
January 21, 2020
Posting Close Time :
This posting will close at 12:00 AM on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM the day prior.
Posting Close Date:
January 29, 2020
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