Associate Materials Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

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Associate Materials Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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Are you interested in a career opportunity that offers tuition assistance for yourself and dependents, great benefits package, working for a national leader in scientific and engineering research? Join UDRI as an Associate Matorrals Engineer!

This position is responsible for managing the execution of corrosion coating testing and evaluation projects within the UDRI Coatings Corrosion and Erosion Group. The person in this position will assist the principle investigators in performing professional level assignments that require the use of the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of coatings testing and technologies as well as planning and conducting of experiments, design, and/or analysis efforts.

Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related field.
Experience in the theory and operation of scanning probe surface characterization techniques, thermomechanical analysis of coatings and infra red or Raman spectroscopy analysis of coatings, PI Process Book, MATLAB and ChemCAD software programs.
Due to security clearance requirements for this position, the successful applicant must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass a National Agency Check at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Advanced technical degree (M.S. or Ph.D.);
Experience in cathodic reduction of metals (aluminum, silver, copper, etc.) and analysis; familiarity with aerospace substrates, coating technologies, especially with regard to DOD coatings involved in corrosion control technologies;
Experience in coating testing, corrosion control/characterization, accelerated testing of coatings and coating systems; and ability to write and generate technically coherent project reports to project sponsors.
Experience with SEM, EDS, XRF, and Laser Confocal Microscopy.

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.