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Glass Forming Process Analysis Engineer

https://corningjobs.corning.com/job/Corning-Glass-Forming-Process-Analysis-Engineer-NY-14830/535729000/

Date: Mar 6, 2019
Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830
Company: Corning
Requisition Number: 35753

 

Odds are that the email you read this morning traveled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover glass, and the vehicle you drove to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic converter substrate.

We are seeking out dedicated engineers who strive to see their work make a difference. If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; if you rate your own success by how many people are touched by your research; and if you are up to the challenge of doing extraordinary science to make real, profitable advanced materials, then Corning is the place for you.

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have built new industries and transformed people's lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to take on tough technology challenges.

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning's existing & emerging businesses.

Scope of Position:

This is a technical position where you, the engineer, will be expected to apply rigorous scientific methods and mechanistic understanding to improve glass forming process capabilities for new and existing products, including flat consumer display glass, tubular pharmaceutical packaging glass, and other emerging glass products.

The work requires you to be able to influence across organizational boundaries. You will collaborate with R,D&E to identify important underlying mechanisms and apply the knowledge to manufacturing systems to optimize an existing process, create processes for new products, and recommend equipment changes to achieve new goals.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Apply principles of solid mechanics, viscoelasticity, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics through analytic or numerical calculations to:

Recommend setups to improve existing process performance by using established models and metrics.

Recommend new product or composition process setups or equipment modifications by using established models and metrics.

Build fundamental understanding for new processes or products that enable sample generation and manufacturing, requiring model and metric development.

Achieve the above by:

Controlling/managing radiative, convective or conductive heat transfer rates to achieve desired product attributes (stress, shape, etc.).

Determining the analysis approach, building and executing simple to complex models, and ensuring the accuracy of the results.

Developing and executing experiments on existing processes to validate models, increase fundamental understanding, and execute process improvements.

Communicate project status and updates to both the project team and to management, including memos, technical reports and verbal presentations.

Required Education:

PhD in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, with some industrial experience (at least co-op or internship) or a MS in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, with 5+ years experience with radiative heat transfer and viscoelastic analysis for industrial applications.

Required Skills:

Advanced knowledge of heat and mass transfer, fluid dynamics, viscoelastic and solid mechanics.

Advanced experience with Matlab, Ansys, Fluent and/or Comsol. Comfortable running math models and conducting hands-on experiments at various Corning facilities.

Technical drive to learn new processes through literature searches and experimental observation to identify relevant physics to study to solve problems.

Desired Skills:

Experience with Thermal Desktop, NoGrid, AutoCAD/Solidworks.

Advanced experience/knowledge with radiation heat transfer.

Familiarity with manufacturing environments.

Knowledge of Corning processes and business systems as well as being passionate about learning new technologies.

Soft Skills

Are you professional, courteous, positive attitude, rigorous and organized?

Will you take initiative and get results?

How are you at growing networks and communicating effectively verbally and in writing to get things done?

Dedication, creativity, self-starter and the passion to build and improve daily - Does this sound like you?

Travel Requirements:

Our expected travel is about 25% annually, with some international trips.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Corning

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2/25/19 Research Aerospace Engineer (Airbreathing Propulsion Systems)

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field

1 vacancy in the following location: Cleveland, OH, 1 vacancy

www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525163100

How to Apply

Before you begin the application process, please read the vacancy announcement carefully and have all required information available. Failure to submit a resume that contains all of the required information may result in loss of consideration. Your application must be received no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.

You may begin the process of submitting your resume by clicking on the 'Apply Online' link. In order to be considered, you must submit a resume completed on the USAJOBS site. When completing your USAJOBS resume, please remember that NASA limits resumes to approximately 32,000 characters including spaces.

NASA does not accept uploaded resumes created outside of the USAJOBS resume builder process. Additionally, NASA does not accept documents attached through the USAJOBS' document attachment feature.

Once you submit your resume to NASA, you will be transferred to a NASA website and asked to complete a short series of NASA-specific questions. Your answers will not be saved unless you finish the entire application. You may edit a previously-submitted application, if the announcement is still open.

If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Unavailable', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.

If you are unable to apply electronically for this position, submit your resume and supplemental questions to:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
4200 Rideout Road
Resume Operations Center/Mailstop: HS50
Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812
DO NOT submit your resume directly to the Center advertising this vacancy. Mailed resumes must be received by the close of business on the closing date of the announcement. Hard copy resumes requirements are provided at:Hard Copy Resume Requirements.

If you are a first time applicant, we recommend that you review NASA's Applicant Guide to ensure that you are providing a complete resume. Failure to submit the supplemental data and a resume that contains all of the required information may result in loss of consideration for positions. All applications must be received no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.

Summary
The position is located in the Advanced Aircraft Projects Office within the Aeronautics Directorate at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. This position is a research/project engineer with responsibility for developing and coordinating material systems research for advanced aircraft and propulsion systems involving flight regimes from subsonic to hypersonic. Duties include research and project management focused on high temperature materials research.

Responsibilities

Conducts research studies that isolate and define unknown conditions, resolve critical problems that have previously prevented advancement of scientific knowledge/theory and require the development of new research methods and techniques.

Manages significant elements or phases of projects related to major agency functions, programs, or projects.

Plans, guides, coordinates, and manages the work of subordinate, secondary, and matrixed resources engaged in accomplishing the missions and functions of the organization.

Serves as a team leader, providing guidance for long-term, nationwide research projects and solving problems that represent critical obstacles to development and progress of scientific mission.

Leads an interdisciplinary team in providing research that enhances scientific and technological basis for quantitative analyses used in furthering scientific research goals.

Serves as a materials systems engineering authority and provides expert technical advice and direction to contractor professionals in areas such as materials systems for advanced aircraft.

Travel Required
25% or less - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

Conditions of Employment
Position subject to pre-employment background investigation.

Prefer applicants possess a Secret Clearance granted within the last 6 years. If so, indicate the level of security clearance that you currently possess in your resume.

You must meet qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Position subject to random drug testing.

Position may be subject to random polygraph examinations.

Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement.

This vacancy is being announced concurrently with announcement GR19C0028.

Qualifications

In addition to meeting the Basic Education Requirements, you must also meet the following qualification requirements:

Have one year of professional, directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service including demonstrated experience in:

* Leading a team conducting in-house and contracted research for the development and application of advanced materials systems including high temperature materials systems.

* Personally conducting, analyzing and reporting the results of experimental programs characterizing advanced materials systems such as the high temperature behavior of ceramic matrix composites.

* Conducting research involving nonmetallic, inorganic materials generally requiring high temperatures for processing such as ceramics, crystalline materials, and glass products.

* Working with electromagnetic properties of advanced temperature materials that are compatible with advanced propulsion systems involving flight regimes from subsonic to hypersonic.

* Managing significant elements or phases of research projects by coordinating cost and schedule while managing the work of subordinate and matrixed resources engaged in the research. 
 

Education
In order to qualify for this position you must meet the Basic Education Requirement

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree with a major in either a) engineering from a college or university that has ABET accredited engineering programs or b) Physical Science, Mathematics, Life Science, Computer Science, Other fields of science.

Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position.

The degree must have been received in the year of, or any year subsequent to the original date of accreditation. To find out if a school has an ABET accreditation, go to
ABET accredited schools

ABET accreditation requirement applies to foreign education. Applicants who have completed part or all of their education outside the U.S. must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is comparable to the education received in accredited educational institutions in the U.S. If selected, a written evaluation of any foreign education must be provided to the Human Resources official making the offer. Please indicate in your resume that you have had your foreign education formally evaluated. Failure to provide this evaluation will result in your being found unqualified for the position.

Job Description

Aleo BME, Inc. is looking for a Research Intern to assist the polymer materials development for medical device applications. The successful candidate is expected to participate in Aleo BME’s R&D activities under the supervision of Research Scientists. The intern will start in March, end in summer. The intern has the potential that leads to a full-time job offer. 

 

The main job responsibilities include:

  • Assist product formulation screening experiments and evaluation methods development· Assist product/material testing, characterization and evaluations
  • Generate traceable and consistent data to support the development of product functions and manufacturing procedures.
  • Write, review and edit test reports and technical documents

 

 Most importantly the successful candidate will be self-motivated, capable of working independently and creatively under general supervision. The ideal candidate will have: 

 

  •  MS or BS in Polymer Science, Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Hands-on experience in a research or product development laboratory
  • A demonstrated ability to do careful and meticulous experimentation
  • Able to solve technical problems with enthusiasm in a team environment
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong self-motivation and a desire to grow by working in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative and multidisciplinary team
  • Experience with ASTM and ISO standards is a plus

 

If you are interested in joining the Aleo BME team, please send your resume to admin@aleobme.com. We look forward to hearing from you.  

2/1/2019 Principal Scientist (Metallurgist or Mechanical Engineer)

Sabreliner Aviation, LLC, Colorado Springs, CO

Principal Scientist (Metallurgist or Mechanical Engineer)

 

  • Extensive experience with material failure analyses (emphasis on metals), scanning electron microscopes, material test frame testing (emphasis on fatigue testing per ASTM E647), and corrosion processes and modeling is required.
  • Knowledge of solid modeling, finite element analysis, Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics crack growth, and data acquisition/control is highly desired.
  • Performs scientific activities and research hand-in-hand with junior USAF Academy faculty and cadets in experimental, theoretical applications-based, modeling-based, and computational investigations.
  • Supervises up to 6 engineers/lab technicians in their support of research projects.
  • Provides application, documentation, and oversight on experimental planning and instrumentation selection.
  • Provides recommendations on the repair and/or lab equipment upgrades and instrumentation.
  • Performs experimental, theoretical, applied and/or computational investigations.
  • Documents research results for technical reports and conference presentations.

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral Degree in Metallurgy, Material Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or similar field
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Modifies software and hardware in support of researcher data acquisition and instrumentation needs (desired).

Job Type: Full-time

 

Please email cover letter and resume to aarters@sabreliner.com

 

1/28/19 Post-Doctoral Scholar

Penn State, The Advanced Structures Laboratory, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Search: https://psu.jobs/job/84683

POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLAR, PENN STATE:  The Advanced Structures Laboratory, Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park Campus invites applications for an appointment as a Postdoctoral Scholar.

The successful applicant will perform research in the interdisciplinary areas of flexible electronics and space systems in the Advanced Structures Laboratory. A Ph.D. in electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or other relevant fields is required. The successful applicant must have extensive experimental experience in at least one of the following areas: space systems, aerospace electronics, flexible electronics, printed electronics, micro/nano-fabrication, and MEMS.

The successful applicant is expected to work independently on projects identified by Prof. Xin Ning, assist with the preparation of research proposals, and document research results in refereed journal publications. The initial appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal for subsequent years depending on performance and funding.

Candidates for consideration must submit a cover letter of interest, CV, and two professional references to include emails and phone numbers. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

More information about the Advanced Structures Laboratory can be found on the lab website: https://sites.psu.edu/ning/

Position: Research Engineer/Research Scientist
Time: Full-Time
Project: Nanostructured Optical Coatings
Listing: 1902
HAMR Industries is searching to fill a full-time research engineer (B.S./M.S.) or research scientist (Ph.D.) position. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative team to provide research and engineering expertise to continue developing our capabilities in optical coatings and metamaterials. A strong candidate will have background in optics and/or metamaterials or significant experience in physics, mathematics, and electromagnetics and experience with simulation tools such as HFSS (or similar) and/or numerical modeling. The candidate will assist in further developing tailored coatings for novel defense and commercial applications and assist in commercialization by providing a strong developmental presence. Our company offers significant room for growth, flexible work scheduling and work location, and a strong collaborative environment which challenges team members to learn new skills and refine their capabilities.

Project Roles and Responsibilities:

•     Development of simulation tools for prediction of optical behavior
            o  Integration of numerical modeling approach
            o  Utilize electromagnetic modeling software to simulate coating behavior

•     Interface with collaborators on co-modeling approaches and experimental validation

General Roles and Responsibilities:

•     Perform in-house project experimentation, testing, simulations, and review

•     Update shared data storage and prepare progress updates

•     Interface with collaborators and partners to maximize project utility, relevance, and performance

•     Attend project meetings

•     Assist writing intermediate and final reports as appropriate

•     Support project scale up and commercialization as appropriate

•     Perform internal R&D to bolster in-house capabilities and expand our reach

•     Contribute to identifying and overseeing experimental and/or computational facility upgrades

Project Roles and Responsibilities:

•     Development of simulation tools for prediction of optical behavior

•     Integration of numerical modeling approach

•     Utilize electromagnetic modeling software to simulate coating behavior

•     Interface with collaborators on co-modeling approaches and experimental validation

Basic Qualifications

•     Bachelor’s degree in material science and engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or other relevant engineering fields (electrical engineering, aero, engineering-science and mechanics, etc.)

•     4+ years of experience developing and integrating numerical and/or simulation approaches

•     Experience managing research and/or engineering projects

•     Expert with Microsoft office suite


Skills and Experience

•     M.S. or Ph.D. in relevant field with research pertinent to optical and/or metamaterial coatings and materials

•     4+ years of experience developing and integrating numerical and/or simulation approaches related to optics, electromagnetics, or metamaterials.

•     Expert in EM modeling approaches, finite elemental analysis, or other relevant modeling and simulation techniques

•     Familiarity with coatings processes and materials for optical coatings

•     Personality and drive to perform in a small business and entrepreneurial environment operating under short project timelines with aggressive goals

•     Strong desire to expand technical base and learn new skills and techniques, both experimental and computational

•     Readiness to publish research in peer reviewed journals and assist in development of intellectual property

•     Effective written and verbal communication skills including presentations, reports, e-mail, etc.

•     Ability to communicate results at all levels from presentations with technical experts to layman’s descriptions to general audiences

•     Willingness to pursue external funding opportunities via proposal preparation, review, submission

ITAR Requirements

•     To adhere to U.S. Government International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a

U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 
1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. 
Learn more about the ITAR here.

HAMR Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with HAMR Industries is governed on 
the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, 
color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual 
orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally 
protected status.

Applicants  wishing  to  view  a  copy  of  HAMR  Industries’  Affirmative  Action  Plan  for  
veterans  and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to 
the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at HR@hamrindustries.com

 

Contact us about this opportunity.

1/24/19 Postdoctoral openings at the Center for Materials Genomics

Duke University (Stefano Curtarolo's group (and collaborators)

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Postdoctoral openings at the Center for Materials Genomics - Duke University (Stefano Curtarolo's group (and collaborators)).

LOCATION: Durham, NC USA.

WEB: materials.duke.edu and aflow.org

 

The "Center of Materials Genomics at Duke University-USA" has several theoretical/computational open postdoctoral positions available in computational materials design. Current openings are in i. autonomous crystal structure prediction, ii. high-throughput electronic/thermodynamic structure of disordered materials, iii. materials informatics iv. search for novel superconductors (in collaboration with E.K.U.

Gross, Halle-Germany and Jerusalem-Israel).

 

REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidates must have

1) Solid understanding of solid state physics, thermodynamics of materials, crystallography/group-theory, and inorganic chemistry.

2) Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

3) Strong programming skills in C++, python, Fortran. Good knowledge of Unix systems (gcc, g++, etc), and use of AFLOW and/or other repositories.

4) Proven experience in VASP, Quantum Espresso, FHI-AIMS, or other ab-initio code.

5) Doctorate in Materials Science, Physics (Materials), Chemistry or related disciplines.

6) Graduate Students near completion of their Ph.D. are welcome to apply.

Potential candidates should send one PDF file named "Lastname_Firstname_DUKE_Genomics-201901.pdf" containing: cover-letter, curriculum vitae and the names/emails/phone of three references to jobs@materials.duke.edu

LOCATION: The location of the position is Durham-NC, USA. Occasional travel to Europe is required. Starting date can be negotiated.

TIMELINES

The search will continue until the positions are filled.

1/22/19 Research Engineer

Resco Products,Inc., Greensboro, NC

POSITION: Research Engineer

LOCATION: Greensboro, NC

REPORTS TO: Director of Research

JOB SUMMARY and KEY OBJECTIVES

Resco Products, a world leader in Refractory production, has an opening for an entry level Research Engineer at its Greensboro, North Carolina facility.   Resco has a centralized research facility that supports seven manufacturing locations in North America producing a broad range of refractory materials.  The focus of this position will be Brick and Fired shapes but will include all classes of refractory products.  This entry level position reports to the research manager and some travel will be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS

  • Assist in the development of new refractory products
  • Perform testing in the in accordance to Resco and ASTM standards
  • Test and Characterize Refractory raw materials
  • Maintain records of laboratory testing
  • Report results of projects and present the results to Research and company management
  • Work in a safe manner and obey all safety rules
  • Help maintain a clean and safe work environment

THE CURRENT TEAM

The Research team is based in Greensboro, North Carolina conducts product development work for all Resco’s North American operations.  The Research group is part of the Technical Staff Group based in the corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.  This Position will work closely with Quality, Production, and Sales.

RESOURCE PROFILE

The Research Engineer is a self-motivated individual who is focused on product and process improvement at the facility.  This individual is analytical, organized, and has the ability to communicate with personnel at all levels of the operation. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION and EDUCATION

  • BS in Ceramic Engineering or Materials Engineering
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel and Word.
  • Ability to Manage Multiple Task
  • Limited Travel will be required.  Typically, less than 10% of the time.

Note: The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.

SALARY or HOURLY WAGE: Salaried position with competitive compensation based on experience.

BENEFITS: As currently provided for Salary/ Non- Union Hourly employees. Includes medical, dental and vision insurance; life & AD&D, short term and long term disability insurance, 401(k) plan and paid holidays and time off.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: To be determined.

Apply/ Careers

1/22/19 Quality Assurance Engineer

Resco Products, Greensboro, NC

POSITION: Quality Assurance Engineer

LOCATION: Greensboro, NC

REPORTS TO: Plant Quality Assurance Manager

JOB SUMMARY and KEY OBJECTIVES

The QA Engineer is a hands-on technical role reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager.  The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible to review and analyze data related to raw materials, processes and products.  The Quality Assurance Engineer uses their strong technical capabilities to identify and resolve issues or potential issues at the production facility.  The Quality Assurance Engineer interacts with all areas of the facility to assure that quality expectations are met and provides support for improvement and problem solving efforts at the facility. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS

  • Follow all safety regulations.
  • Improve and sustain the Quality Management System
  • Evaluate and recommend changes related to raw materials and formulations
  • Review product and process data to ensure quality standards are met
  • Investigate root cause and determine corrective actions related to customer complaints and nonconformances
  • Perform physical testing of products as necessary.

 

THE CURRENT TEAM

 

The team is represented across all manufacturing locations and the Corporate Office.  This position works closely with Research & Development, Manufacturing, and other Quality Assurance personnel to resolve all quality issues. 

RESOURCE PROFILE

The Quality Assurance Engineer is a self-motivated individual who is focused on product and process improvement at the facility.  This individual is analytical, organized, and has the ability to communicate with personnel at all levels of the operation. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION and EDUCATION

  • BS in Engineering
    • Preference is given to Ceramic Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel and Word.
  • Previous experience with refractories and/or ceramics a plus.
  • Experience with ISO quality systems a plus.

Note: The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.

SALARY or HOURLY WAGE: Salaried position with competitive compensation based on experience.

BENEFITS: As currently provided for Salary/ Non- Union Hourly employees. Includes medical, dental and vision insurance; life & AD&D, short term and long term disability insurance, 401(k) plan and paid holidays and time off.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: To be determined.

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1/18/19 Powder Process Engineer - Salt Lake City, UT

Electronic Systems / Harris Corporation

Powder Process Engineer - Salt Lake City, UT

Job ID: ES20182910-28371

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is seeking a Powder Process Engineer to join the powder manufacturing engineering department within the piezoelectric ceramic manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City, UT. The engineer will be responsible for providing support and establishing procedures and process controls to ensure quality cost-effective product.

 Principle Accountabilities:

  • Provides powder formulations to production for all compositions.
  • Reviews Electrical Tests, Processes, Raw Material Evaluation, Powder Lot, and Spray Dry Processing data and initiates corrective action in an expedient manner.
  • Evaluates electrical sample data and releases instruction to production.
  • Evaluates and develops process and procedures consistent with the company’s quality philosophy including the use of statistical process control.
  • Evaluates and initiates new methods, processes, materials and equipment to ensure a competitive position.
  • Actively involved in generating manufacturing operations sheets in conjunction with production manager, materials planner, and other engineering functions.
  • Identifies existing and potential problems and initiates corrective action.
  • Develops and maintains a highly motivated and technically competent workforce with good supervisory skills.
  • Interfaces with other departments in a spirit of cooperation consistent with the overall objectives of the company.

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Ceramic Engineering, Material Science Engineering, or Chemical Engineering required up to five years of industry experience in ceramic processing, powder formulation, and processing, including broad knowledge of engineering and production practices. 
  • Ability to attain and maintain US Secret Clearance. 

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and communication skills.  

 

Click link to learn more:  Piezoelectric Ceramics | Harris

 

Click to Apply: Powder Process Engineer

 

Check out our Career Opportunities

https://www.harris.com//careers/jobs

 

1/18/19 Metallurgist Position

R.P. McKinley & Associates

This company is looking for current graduate or alumni.
METALLURGIST POSITION
Current opening with a leading Titanium manufacturer, West of Pittsburgh,  near Weirton, WV., for a Metallurgist. 
This position is responsible for various tasks relative to the day-day operations of the Metallurgical portion of the Laboratory, as it pertains to production for the Plant, metallurgical experiments and investigations.
They will take a new graduate or any alumni that may be interested. Will relocate the right person
The will not sponsor any applicants. This is working in the plant, very hands-on position working on the floor, and in the Lab.
This position pays very well, they have the best of benefits, a quarterly bonus program, wonderful growth, No Travel!
If you are interested please call or email.

Thanks,

Debbie Pruchnitzky
R.P. McKinley & Associates
(412)-824-5100
rpmdebbie@verizon.net
www.rpmemployment.com

PROFESSOR OF QUANTUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING - CLUSTER HIRE

JOB NO:96210-FA
WORK TYPE:FACULTY-FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT:ENGR/MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGR
LOCATION:MADISON
CATEGORIES:ENGINEERING, INSTRUCTIONAL

POSITION VACANCY ID:

96210-FA

EMPLOYMENT CLASS:

Faculty

WORKING TITLE:

Professor of Quantum Science and Engineering - Cluster Hire

OFFICIAL TITLE:

PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

HIRING DEPARTMENT(S):

A197500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGR

FTE:

100%

ANTICIPATED BEGIN DATE:

AUGUST 19, 2019

TERM:

N/A

ADVERTISED SALARY:

Negotiable 
ACADEMIC (9 months)

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or closely related field, with research expertise in quantum materials synthesis.

MINIMUM NUMBER OF YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

Candidates will have a distinguished academic record, exceptional potential in establishing a world-class research program, and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring. Preference is to hire at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptionally well-qualified candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level may be considered. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor must possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to expand and broaden expertise in quantum science and engineering at UW-Madison. As part of the initiative there are new position vacancies in the Departments of Physics (PVL 96089), Electrical & Computer Engineering (96215), and this position in Materials Science & Engineering (96210). It is anticipated that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing quantum research at UW Madison, as well as with other hires under this cluster program, and with external research centers. 

The position in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is at the tenure-track level. We seek a faculty candidate to build a research program on synthesis of quantum materials. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in topics that include, but are not necessarily limited to, creating individually addressable electronic-state-defects (e.g. N-V centers in diamond, SiC), novel topological insulator materials, semiconductor heterostructures exhibiting quantum effects, edge states in two-dimensional materials, and other emerging directions. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate campus-wide with ongoing efforts in these and related areas in order to advance the materials basis for quantum science and technologies, including practical future quantum computing systems.
Tenure home will be determined at the time of hire based on the selected candidates qualifications and interests. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at: https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

CONTACT:

Cynthia Rothwell
crothwell@wisc.edu
608-265-4970
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Candidates must apply online. Click on "Apply Now".  Applicants must upload the following:

-Cover Letter/Statement of Interest
-CV with complete list of publications
-One document that contains both:
Research Statement and
Teaching Statement

Please also request three reference letters be submitted directly by the referees to quantum-materials@mse.wisc.edu before the deadline.
The deadline for ensuring full consideration is January 15, 2019, however the position will remain open and application may be condidered until the position is filled. 

The department is strongly committed to having a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates from traditionally under represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer; we promote diversity and inclusion for all faculty, staff and students and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applications for this position must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Employment will require a criminal background check.

 

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11/20/18 Sr Research Associate - Polymers

Corning Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Sr Research Associate - Polymers

Date: Nov 13, 2018

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Req #: 28385

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position: Corning’s Global Research division has a Senior Research Associate - Polymers position available at our Sullivan Park research facility in Corning, NY. This is a key role within the Organic and Biochemical Technology research department, and will report to the Research Director.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Accountable for all aspects of lab safety and adherence to Corning Values

• Conduct research in polymer blends, coatings, films, laminates, and adhesives primarily for applications in optical fiber, cable, connectivity, and automotive businesses.

• May lead project teams with scientists from Development, Engineering, and the Business units.

 

Travel Requirements: ~10% travel to manufacturing sites in North Carolina, Texas, and occasional travel to Europe and Asia, depending on the project scope.

 

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 hr work week, Monday - Friday 8 - 5 with flex time possible

 

Required Education: A Ph.D. in polymer chemistry

 

Required Years of Experience: at least 15 years industrial experience with an emphasis on mechanistic understanding of polymer structure/property relationships.

 

Required Skills and Expectations:

• Personal dedication to continuous improvement in lab safety

• Has a track record of anticipating the need for new technology, developing strategic proposals to address, and driving new technology into the marketplace.

• Establishes proper balance between the sense of urgency to deliver program goals with complex technical and business drivers.

• Has wide contacts within industry and the technical community

• Has demonstrated ability to build and align multi-disciplinary teams to achieve business goals.

• Assumes responsibility for creating a coherent and collaborative environment for internal and external partners with different viewpoints.

• Communicates research strategy and direction at corporate level and to business partners.

• Serves as an outstanding role model of someone who mentors and develops colleagues at all levels and different functions across the corporation.

• Strong leader and spokesperson for the technical organization. Effectively represents company interests outside Corning

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Corning

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MS/PhD employment opportunities (111018)

  1. Almatis, Inc is currently looking to fill 2 positions in Japan. They are looking for Ceramic / Materials Science  or similar engineers with MS or PHD level preferred, or BS with experience.  We would also be interested in a Japanese person that is located (working or studying) in America or Europe that would be interested in returning to Japan.  Primary responsibilities would be customer support in the region, and managing product development projects for their given customer base.  The location for one is in Tokyo and the other is in Iwakuni.

Contact Dr. Charles Compson (Charles.Compson@almatis.com) for more information.

  1. Two post-docs at Lehigh University in Advanced electron microscopy and Ceramic processing.

Contact Professor Martin Harmer (mph2@lehigh.edu) for more information.

  1. Post Doctoral Position - US Citizen - AFRL / Univ Vermont (UVM).  A fully funded, two-year postdoc with competitive salary is available with Prof. Linda S. Schadler at the University of Vermont. The position will work with the Air Force Research Laboratory and UVM to translate significant quantities of nanocomposite and meta materials data at AFRL into a new data resource: DataMine and MetaMine. The goal will be to develop new data translation tools and data imaging approaches for materials design. Significant time will be spent at AFRL supported by the grant.

 

Contact Dr. Linda.Schadler@uvm.edu for more information.

11/19/18 Lab Scientist

Corning, Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Scientist - Chemistry

Date: Nov 26, 2018

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Req #: 15441

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group): • Develop novel organic and hybrid materials and process to introduce functional structures on glass surface • Support teams to provide fundamental understandings in various micro/nano-fabrication process • Ensure timely delivery of various rapid sample prototyping request

 

Day to Day Responsibilities: • Work closely with research scientist to perform experiments, data collection, analysis and documentation in the area of micro/nano-fabrication. • Manage and maintain cleanroom daily operations and equipment update • Provide technical support and training to personnel that needs to access cleanroom facility

 

Travel requirements (please note if international): <10%, potential for international travel

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: M-F 8 – 5 (flexible)

 

Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration): BS or MS in materials science or chemistry

 

Required Skills (These are skills that candidates must possess): • Basic understanding of cleanroom protocol and working with hazardous chemicals and proper safety • Exposure to various metrology characterization tools such as SEM, TEM, AFM, UV-Vis, FTIR, DSC, optical microscopy, optical and mechanical profiler, mechanical indentation tests etc. • Experience with UV curing chemistry and process

 

Desired Skills (these are the skills that would be nice for candidates to possess): • Experience in Nano-imprinting & nano-replication • Good understanding in surface and interface physics and chemistry • Extensive hands-on experience in the Micro-fabrication process, especially in the area of photo-lithography and Micro-replication.

 

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership): Effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work with multiple projects simultaneously, self- motivated and well-organized

Pay Grade: Grade A (A)

Employee Referral Amount: $1,000.00 


Nearest Major Market: Corning

 

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