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Job Title:  Post Doctoral Research Position in Microscopy of Ceramics
Location : MSE Rutgers 
Job Posted on: 10/05/2017
 
Job Description:  A post doctoral research position is available immediately. The goal of the program is to develop an understanding of the 3D structure of ceramics.  The program will deal with carrying out thorough powder characterization of materials using analytical techniques such as scanning electron microscopy/EDS analyses, particle size analyses, BET surface analyses and X-ray diffraction. The candidate will be responsible for conducting research as well as overseeing the characterization laboratories. The successful candidate should have a strong background in characterization of materials. A thorough understanding of scanning electron microscopy and preparation methods is essential. Knowledge of 3 dimensional software used in microscopy, while not essential, is a plus. Strong writing and presentation skills are required. Experience Applicants are requested to contact Prof. Richard Haber, Rutgers University, Center for Ceramic Research, Department of Material Science and Engineering, 607 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Email: rich.haber@rutgers.edu. Phone: 848-445-4931
 
 
 
 
 
Job Title: PResearch Scientist - Ceramic Process Research, working in Corning’s S&T Process Research Directorate 
Job ID: 184843
Location: USA,NY-Painted Post

Scope of Position:

The individual as a Research Scientist will perform ceramic process research.  This person will develop new material compositions and processes to meet the requirements of new or existing businesses.  This role will focus on compositional activities to enhance materials performance, develop processes that are suitable for manufacturing scale up (ex. powder processing, forming, sintering, finishing etc.) to produce desired components. Activities primarily focus on early stage process research and development. In addition, the individual should also be able to provide technical support to development and engineering organizations through transferring processes and knowledge as necessary. The person is expected to 

have broad technical skills and experience as well as strong interpersonal skills to work with interdisciplinary teams of diverse cultural, educational and ethnic backgrounds. Some travel is required

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Develop new inorganic materials (ceramics) and processes based on fundamental science with specific focus in physical chemistry, powder processing, forming and sintering.
  • Engage in process R&D work including experimental planning, data analysis, communicating results provide impact.
  • Collaborate with development and operational groups in developing fundamental understanding and evaluating new process and/or product ideas and be the champion for new process technology adoption.

Travel Requirements: Domestic and international travel up to 10-15%

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Normal hours 8:00am-5:00pm; could have after-hours teleconferences as needed.

Required Education and Experience: Ph.D. degree in Physical/ Inorganic Chemistry, Ceramics or Materials Science  or Masters in Physical Chemistry, in Ceramics or Materials Science with minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience.

Required Skills:

  • Solid background in first principles of inorganic materials formulation and processing technology. (compositional, milling/mixing, sintering)  Emphasis on ceramics and glass ceramics.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse technical and cultural backgrounds.
  • Hands-on experimental skills, including use of forming equipment (extrusion, tape casting, dry and hot pressing) and milling/mixing equipment
  • Ability to lead technicians to accomplish goals
  • Data analysis and ability to correlate data to real-life applications.
  • Good experience of office productive software, including MS Office, SharePoint, Scientific analyses software, etc.

Desired Skills:

  • Broad exposure to working in Industrial research & development laboratory
  • Broad understanding of process technology
  • Knowledge of catalyst particular in internal combustion engine after-treatment.

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication skills (oral & written) 
To know more about Corning's Science and Technology division, please visit the R&D website at:
http://www.corning.com/r_d/index.aspx
 
To apply to this job, please visit the Corning career page at:
 
(posted 4.24.2017)
 
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Job Title: Material Process Scientist/Engineer
Reference Number: 183595

Scope of Position:

This position is for a Research Scientist that will lead and participate in projects related to early stage hot glass forming.  The candidate will help build knowledge and develop new glass forming process, and also support addressing challenges on existing processes.  They will help assess process feasibility by using analytical skills and modeling, but will also need to work directly with hot glass and will need to become knowledgeable with running forming equipment.  The candidate will work in a team environment, but will have opportunity to perform independent work, and also will work as a liaison between the forming department, and other research and development groups.  The candidate will work on collaborative projects with other groups within research, as well as with development and engineering.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Developing experimental plans, designing, executing, and interpreting experiments, communicate and interact with other team members, must be able to provide guidance to technicians on experiments, expectations, and be able to document results in the form of technical reports and invention disclosures.

Travel Requirements: 10%, possible limited international

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 – 50 hours, generally 8-5 M-F with some flexibility

Required Education: MS in mechanical engineering/material science

Required Years and Area of Experience: MS in mechanical engineering/material science, with 2-3 years experience with process design or process modeling

Required Skills:

1. Analytical and modeling skills and thinking
2. Ability to work in a team environment, collaborative
3. Good written and verbal communication skills
4. Willingness to work in a hot glass environment and perform hands on work

Desired Skills:

1. Ph. D. in mechanical engineering/material science
2. Familiarity with CAD software
3. Experience with designing/running equipment in a lab
4. Experience with process scale-up

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
2. Ability to work in a team environment and work across boundaries
3. Proactive and takes initiative

To apply to this job, please visit the Corning career page at:
 
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Job Title: Fiber Process Scientist
Reference Number: 184129

Scope of Position:

Scientist responsible for identifying and developing new processes and/or process conditions for improved product attributes or reduced cost of optical fiber manufacturing processes (laydown, consolidation, draw, …). Scope includes identification and development of new fiber making processes and new fiber products. Expectation of developing novel experiments and either developing new analytical techniques or utilizing existing techniques to gain fundamental understanding of underlying principles.

Day to Day Responsibilities: 

  • Designing experiments and analyzing data
  • Developing new analytical tools or utilizing existing tools to support process development
  • Collaborating with other process and modeling experts in other organizations
  • Participating on cross functional teams
  • Communicating and documenting results

Travel Requirements: minimal, some to Wilmington

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 hours, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Required Education: MS in Chemistry, physics, materials science, or chemical engineering or equivalent

Required Years and Area of Experience: 2 years

Required Skills:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Materials Science, Ceramic Science, Chemistry or the equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience and strong technical knowledge in cross disciplined science based on graduate research (publications, research topics)
  • Processing and impact on material properties and high temperature processing
  • Experience and interest in hands on experimentation
  • Diverse background in educational experience – either degree or interaction
  • Experience in initiating research activities
  • Innovative thinking, creative
  • Ability to take an idea from concept to reality
  • Understand value of using modeling as well as characterization and tools
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse teams
  • Working knowledge of physical phenomena (heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, etc.) and thermodynamics with a strong background in relating material properties to process conditions and product attributes
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Ability to design and carry out experiments

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge in optical materials and properties and Fiber process technologies
  • Glass processing experience
  • Experience with cross disciplinary teams
  • Strong organization skills, ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Self-starting individual with strong leadership potential

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership): 

  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Able to identify long term needs/goals and determine short term objectives to achieve
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
To apply to this job, please visit the Corning career page at:
 

 

 
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Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Location: High-Performance Materials Institute; Tallahassee, FL
 
To be filled as soon as possible.
 
The High-Performance Materials Institute (HPMI) at Florida State University offers researchers the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to investigate critical issues in the areas of high-performance composites and nanomaterials, structural health monitoring, multifunctional nanomaterials, and advanced manufacturing and process modeling.  HPMI is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher with experience in advanced composites manufacturing and materials characterization.
 
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge in the area of composite laminate theory
  • Knowledge of and possible experience with composite manufacturing techniques such as open/closed molding technologies and autoclave curing
  • Knowledge in mechanical characterization and failure analysis
  • Ability to work effectively on multidisciplinary teams led by a Principle Investigator
  • A US citizen/permanent resident
 
To apply, email your cover letter and CV (including a list of publications) to Emily Hammel (eh12f@my.fsu.edu). In addition, please have two recommenders send a letter of recommendation directly to Emily Hammel (eh12f@my.fsu.edu).