The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering is looking for a mechanical engineer to join the QUISP (Quantitative Ultrasonics for Inspection and Structural Prognosis) laboratory. The duties for this position include: design of experiments and necessary fixtures; ultrasonic measurements on a variety of samples including immersion and contact measurements; sample preparation for measurements; development of software codes related to ultrasonic propagation models; collection and analysis of experimental data; writing of reports; creating presentations; interfacing with customers about research; attending and presenting at conferences; conducting literature reviews for new research topics and assist with proposal development. The successful candidate will work on a team consisting of post-docs, graduate students, and undergraduate students and will interact with and other scientists/engineers as necessary. The candidate will also assist with certain management aspects of the QUISP laboratory.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or a related field. Two (2) years experience with ultrasonic experiments. Experience must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to: follow verbal and written directions correctly; multi-task and change work priorities quickly due to the fast-paced work environment; manage a research project with limited supervision; and work well with others in a team-oriented format.
Ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Mechanical engineering or a related field. DREAM.3D software, Matlab, and ultrasound propagation theories.
How to Apply
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