Lab Scientist/Manager - Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering-18001265
May 15, 2018
Engineering and Technology: Mechanical
Lab Scientist/Manager - Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering-18001265 Description
Lab scientist/manager position for advanced material characterization at Tufts University
An exciting opportunity in research in a highly research active university. You will operate the newly acquired state-of-the-art integrated Raman-AFM-SNOM-TERS-Lifetime system by WITec Instruments Corp. (Alpha 300R+ Raman system) and iNano Nanoindenter, which are hosted in Mechanical Engineering Department (though the scope of research associated with this position covers the entire university). The work is focused around material science and engineering at the micro and nanoscale. You will work with teams of undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, faculty, and has interactions with outside collaborators, performing specialized laboratory experiments, providing input into research design, problem solving, data analysis, the writing of scientific reports and other material (making presentations), and managing laboratory operations. The lab scientist/manager is also responsible for ensuring appropriate calibrations, quality control of the instrument, and general maintenance of the equipment. Based on complexity of the equipment, the lab scientist/manager is expected to contribute to the projects beyond just measurements, participate in research, publish, and create intellectual property.
Qualifications Basic Requirements:
Ph.D. in the area related to material science and engineering (MS degree can be considered in exceptionally qualified cases).
Any experience of working with the techniques mentioned in this ad is a serious plus.
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