Jobs and Internships

In the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, we work to cultivate contacts between our students and industry, with the goal of placing our graduates into challenging and fulfilling positions where they can utilize their excellent academic background to further today’s as well as tomorrow’s business objectives.

Keep an eye on our job board below for new opportunities in the world of materials science. Also be sure to visit the Johns Hopkins Career Center for more guidance in navigating through the maze of internships, interviewing, and employment.

Current Opportunities


Postdoctoral and Research Opportunities

  • The Technology Development group’s Thin Films division of Intel Corporation currently has openings for physical science and engineering Ph.D.s to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Candidates hired for these positions will be responsible for developing the next generation of Intel’s microprocessors. If you are considering a career which places you at the leading edge of technological innovation with the world’s foremost semiconductor manufacturer, we encourage you to consider joining the team that is chartered with continuing to meet the challenge of Moore’s Law in the 21st century.

    Criteria for selection include for all candidates: a strong academic record, demonstrated experimental and data analysis expertise, superior critical thinking skills, and an ability to drive and to take responsibility for projects. Experience using and maintaining scientific equipment is valued. Semiconductor processing experience is not mandatory.

    Openings are immediately available at Intel’s primary development facility (Ronler Acres) located ~10 miles west of Portland, OR.

    Interested candidates should email resumes to

    Thin Films Module Engineer

    Job Description

    Engineers within Intel’s Logic Technology Development (LTD) organization are chartered with continuing to meet the challenge of Moore’s Law in the 21st century. We innovate leading edge fabrication process and continue to overcome seemingly-impossible barriers as tolerances and specifications for building best-in-class computing devices become increasingly rigorous. Our world-class team consists of passionate, talented, accomplished scientists and engineers who hail from a diverse range of educational, cultural and technological backgrounds. We foster strong collaborations within groups of module and design engineers, as well as with equipment suppliers from all over the world. Our pursuit of increasingly efficient, powerful, tiny devices seeks to enable smarter, connected economies that enrich the lives of people around the globe.

    The Logic Technology Development Thin Films Module Engineer’s role encompasses ownership of critical thin films deposition and planarization techniques, enabling rapid miniaturization in the semiconductor industry and the mass production of integrated circuits. Duties of engineers in this role include:

    • Designing, executing and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for their process.
    • Participating in the development of intellectual property.
    • Developing the equipment necessary to exploit the understanding gained in research (in collaboration with equipment suppliers) and working effectively to identify shortcomings and propose and evaluate hardware modification to mitigate issues.
    • Overseeing their process in a manufacturing line which integrates the many individual steps necessary for the manufacture of complex microprocessors. This includes growing in-situ ramp to manufacturing volumes to demonstrate the technology meets requirements while simultaneously transferring the technology to counterparts in manufacturing sites across the globe.

    This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.


    You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • You must possess a Ph.D. degree majoring in Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated experimental and data analysis expertise
    • Superior critical thinking skills and a strong academic record
    • Experience using and maintaining scientific equipment
    • Semiconductor processing experience is valued but by no means required

    Inside this Business Group

    As the world’s largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art — from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

    Posting Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

  • The Computational Breast Imaging Group (CBIG) of the Radiology Department at the University of Pennsylvania has open postdoctoral positions. CBIG’s mission is to act as a translational catalyst between computational science and cancer imaging research. Work in our group focuses on developing innovative image analysis, machine learning and data science methodologies for multimodality imaging, and also on incorporating such methods into clinically relevant applications. Most of our work to date has been on breast imaging, while more recently expanding more broadly in oncologic imaging, including lung and molecular imaging applications. A priority area is integrating imaging with molecular and genomic biomarkers towards precision medicine prevention and therapy for cancer.

    Postdoctoral Position Qualifications:
    We are seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent academic track-record, including first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals. Successful candidates should have, or be in the process of completing, a PhD (or equivalent) in Biomedical, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer and Information Science, or related field. Ideal applicants should have a background on biomedical image analysis, computer vision, pattern recognition and/or machine learning. Proficiency in quantitative analytical methods and computer programming (e.g., Python, C/C++) is essential. Experience with medical image analysis (e.g., MRI, CT, X-ray, Ultrasound) or statistical methods and software packages (e.g., ITK C/C++ libraries, R/SPSS) is preferable. Applicants should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

    Successful applicants will join a vibrant collaborative research environment and will work closely with clinical investigators. Collaborators include faculty in our Radiology department, the Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA), the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC), the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI), and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB).

    For more information, please visit:

    Computational Breast Imaging Group (CBIG):

    Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA):

    Abramson Cancer Center (ACC):

    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB):

    Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI):

    Penn Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs:

    For more details and to apply contact:
    Despina Kontos, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Director, Computational Breast Imaging Group (CBIG)
    Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA)
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiology
    Joint Affiliations: Bioengineering, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Graduate Groups

    Senior Fellow, Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI)
    Rm D702 Richards Bldg., 3700 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia PA 19104
    ph: 215-746-4064 // em:

    Applications should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer.

  • The Interconnected & Integrated Bioelectronics Lab (I2BL) at the University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position in the Wearable Biomarker Sensing Platform. Our vision at I2BL is to develop an ecosystem of integrated physiological and environmental monitoring platforms to enable personalized and precision medicine. To this end, we utilize micro- and nanotechnologies to isolate, control and sense target biological and chemical species in human samples and their surrounding environments. With this approach, we aim to enable the collection of large data sets at population levels that inform clinical investigations and ultimately generate predictive algorithms to understand the clinical needs of individuals and society as a whole.

    We seek outstanding and motivated postdoctoral applicants with relevant expertise and knowledge in bio/chemical sensors, biochemistry, molecular biology, assay development, microfluidics and device fabrication. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. by the start date and have a track record of high quality publications in their field of research. Applicants must have a strong interest in developing and leading interdisciplinary projects. The postdoctoral fellow for this position is expected to collaborate and work closely with a team of engineers, physiologists and clinicians from prominent research centers.

    To Apply: Applications should be emailed to Prof. Sam Emaminejad ( with the subject line “WEARABLE BIOMARKER SENSING PLATFORMS – POSTDOC APPLICATION”.

    In the application, the following documents should be assembled as a single PDF file:

    1) a cover letter describing research interests and goals;
    2) a CV containing the full list of the applicant’s publications;
    3) the names and contact information of three references (expected to provide letters of recommendation).

    Additionally, copies of up to three relevant scientific publications must be included in the email.

  • Graduate students from a range of disciplines (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Geo/Planetary Science) have a unique opportunity to study the response of materials at extreme conditions with the internationally renowned scientists at Washington State University.

    Working within their respective academic departments, graduate students conduct their PhD research in the Institute for Shock Physics (ISP), which provides tremendous learning and research opportunities through:

    • Participation in innovative and multidisciplinary research
    • Professional growth through independent thinking and hands-on work
    • State-of-the-art experimental and computational facilities, including the Dynamic Compression Sector located at the Advanced Photon Source
    • Partnerships with exceptional faculty at other academic institutions (Caltech, Princeton, and Stanford)
    • Access to the National Laboratories at Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, and Sandia
    • Graduate scholar awards and fellowships for outstanding students

    One of ISP’s principal accomplishments is well-educated and rigorously trained scientists who have moved on to successful professional careers and become leaders in the field.

    For more information about the Graduate Studies Program at the Institute, visit:  For more information about ISP and DCS, visit: or

    For questions, please email

    Institute for Shock Physics

    Washington State University



Internships and Fellowships

  • The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

    Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

    In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:
    • New York City
    • San Francisco Bay Area
    • Seattle
    • Boston
    • Washington, DC.

    Dates: All sections will be from 6 -18-2018 to 8-10-2018

    Data Science in 30 minutes: Learn how to build a data-science project in our upcoming free Data Science in 30-minutes webcast. Signup soon as space is limited.

    Learn More: To read about our latest fellow alumni, check out our blog. To learn more about The Data Incubator, check us out on Venture Beat, The Next Web, or Harvard Business Review.

  • Undergraduate Research on Crime and Policing in Baltimore City

    The research group of Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Stephen L. Morgan seeks to recruit a team of undergraduate research assistants to help analyze crime and policing in Baltimore City since the 1990s. The project will build on a prior report.

    New topics for investigation include changes in police tactics and policy since the 1990s (e.g., discontinuation of stop and frisk practices, deployment of community policing, decriminalization of Marijuana possession), police recruitment and training, big data use in policing, consent decree monitoring, changes in the characteristics of homicide victims, and case studies of major crime incidents and their impact on communities.

    Positions are available for the spring 2018 semester with the opportunity to continue in summer 2018 and/or fall 2018. Course credit is available. For research assistants who wish to work for pay instead, work-study eligible students will be given preference in hiring. Students with local experience in the Baltimore area are strongly encouraged to apply.


    For spring 2018, student research assistants will work from 6 to 10 hours per week, pursuing two primary tasks each: (1) collecting academic and journalistic literature in order to draft a memo on a specific assigned topic, and (2) transcribing audio recordings of police officers. Students will be directly supervised by Professor Morgan as well as a graduate student research assistant. The team will convene every other week for a group meeting to share and discuss progress. For summer 2018 and fall 2018, work will shift toward analysis, at which point additional students with programming experience might be recruited. Continuing team members with relevant skills will be given the first opportunity to serve
    as data analysts.


    • Interest in crime, policing, current events, and/or public policy in Baltimore City
    • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
    • Interest in learning research methods, including computational social science

    How to Apply

    Please send a resume as an attachment to an email message to Professor Stephen Morgan. In the text of your email, share details of (a) any relevant professional or personal experience, (b) your availability for work in Spring, Summer, and Fall 2018, and (c) whether you are interested in working for experience (volunteer), independent research credit or pay, and (d) if pay, whether you are work-study eligible.

  • Who we are

    A high-end consulting firm focused on the defense, government services, and aerospace markets. Our team provides corporate strategy, market entry and forecasting, mergers and acquisitions, and competitive intelligence services to global corporate, private equity, and investment banking clients.

    Why Renaissance Strategic Advisors

    We are a 35-person industry-focused team that successfully competes against some of the largest firms in the professional services market. We offer competitive compensation and upward mobility for those who prove they can excel in a demanding yet invigorating work environment. At Renaissance Strategic Advisors, we take professional development and mentoring seriously, as the following examples illustrate.

    • Each analyst is assigned a supervisor and is encouraged to select a mentor, guaranteeing that everyone receives individual grooming and partner interaction
    • Analysts typically participate in client meetings in order to give them insight into our value delivery model
    • We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial and apprentice-style culture that enables analysts to learn from the firm’s highly experienced group of senior consultants and senior advisors
    • Everyone takes part in growing and developing the firm. This means you’ll learn both advanced consulting tradecraft and how the “business” of consulting really works

    Who we look for

    We recruit at only top-tier undergraduate institutions. To be successful a candidate must demonstrate:

    • A passion for the aerospace, defense, and government services sectors
    • Strong analytical skills and comfort with complex quantitative analysis
    • Curiosity, energy, positivity and the ability to work in teams and under dynamic conditions

    Entry-level analysts will join a group of multi-disciplinary senior consultants with decades of experience in their respective disciplines. They will work alongside talented associates and managers to support RSAdvisors’ global client base. Daily activities will include primary and secondary source research, assembling and vetting budget and financial data and transforming it into usable information, as well as building client presentations. This high energy position will track, analyze and report on supply and demand-side issues that impact our clients’ strategies and create value.
    Critical requirements:

    • US citizenship and the ability to work in the Washington, DC area
    • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Engineering, Finance, General Business, National Security, Political Science, or Public Policy
    • Internship, work experience, or demonstrated interest in the aerospace, defense, aviation or government services sectors – OR – with a top investment bank, private equity or venture capital firm
    • 3.5 out of 4.0 minimum GPA
    • Strong acumen in writing for business and dealing face-to-face with clients
    • Application requirements include a CV/resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript

    If you wish to join the Renaissance Strategic Advisors team and believe that you have what it takes, please submit the documents listed above through your school’s online recruiting page and to For more information, please visit us on our web page at

  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest multi-program science and energy laboratory, with scientific and technical capabilities spanning the continuum from basic to applied research. These resources enable the Laboratory to tackle an exceptionally wide range of research and development assignments, from fundamental nuclear physics to applied R&D on advanced energy systems.

    As an educational participant, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a world-class research facility that will directly benefit your career goals. Ten week summer programs with stipend, housing allowance, and travel reimbursement are available.

    Apply Online


Full-time and Part-time Positions

  • Fortify is a startup creating high-resolution composite additive manufacturing systems. We believe that innovating across advanced materials, hardware processes, and software is necessary to enable next generation manufacturing.


    Summary of Position

    Fortify is hiring passionate materials scientists and engineers to accelerate our development efforts. Join a fast-paced team that is creating an elegant product focused on expanding the boundaries of modern manufacturing.


    Fortify’s fluxprint process tightly integrates FEA software, 3D printing, magnetic fields, and advanced materials to create printed composites with optimized microstructures. As a data-driven materials scientist, you’ll be supercharging the development of advanced composite formulations, with an emphasis on building a pipeline for generating and analyzing data across materials and process performance. This position requires a good understanding of structure-property relations in materials as well as a strong data analysis background.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Apply numerical methods to the development of high-performance composite materials
    • Build out a data pipeline for automatically generating data reports for a variety of key performance metrics
    • Develop data acquisition techniques for use in SLA/DLP 3D printing process
    • Apply DOE techniques to streamline development of key material formulations and processing parameters
    • Develop, functionalize, or modify filler material for improved processability and enhanced material properties


    Candidate Prerequisites

    • MS, Doctorate or equivalent degree/experience in Materials Science, Polymer Chemistry, Physics, or related field
    • Strong programming skills (Python preferred)
    • Experience or coursework in statistics and/or machine learning
    • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously to scope out new projects and execute on aggressive deadlines
    • Diligent and collaborative worker
    • Exceptional communication skills


    If you are interested in applying, or have questions regarding the opportunity, please send your resume to the hiring manager below.


    Hiring Manager:

  • Company Description

    Fortify is a startup creating high-resolution composite additive manufacturing systems. We believe that innovating across advanced materials, hardware processes, and software is necessary to enable next generation manufacturing.


    Summary of Position

    Fortify is hiring passionate materials scientists and engineers to accelerate our development efforts. Join a fast-paced team that is creating an elegant product focused on expanding the boundaries of modern manufacturing.


    Our fluxprint process tightly integrates FEA software, 3D printing, magnetic fields, and advanced materials to create printed composites with optimized microstructures. As a Materials Scientist, you’ll be working on advanced composite resins, with an emphasis on developing multi-functional particle additives as well as the discovery and development of advanced engineering resins. This position requires a good understanding of mechanical properties, surface chemistry, and polymer chemistry in order to develop best-in-class composite resins alongside some of the industry’s best polymer chemists. You will also work closely with the founding team, which works fluidly across materials, mechanical, electrical, and software disciplines.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop cutting edge photoreactive resins that are able to be highly filled, optimizing for mechanical and thermal properties
    • Explore and develop state-of-the-art curing mechanisms (photo, thermal, cationic) for use in SLA/DLP 3D printing
    • Explore various filler materials and determine their effect on material properties
    • Develop, functionalize, or modify filler material for improved processability and enhanced material properties
    • Modify and enhance the rheology and stability of composite dispersions


    Candidate Prerequisites

    • Passionate and/or highly curious about 3D printing and composites
    • Doctorate or equivalent degree/experience in Materials Science, Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Physics, Chemical Engineering, or related field
    • Deep knowledge and experience in UV, thermal, and other polymer catalysis pathways
    • Diligent and collaborative worker who independently takes initiative to achieve company goals
    • Experience in coupling agents and surface chemistry modification
    • Flexible across multiple disciplines


    If you are interested in applying, or have questions regarding the opportunity, please send your resume to the hiring manager below.


    Hiring Manager:

  • Vijña Labs in a member of The Manipal Group (TMG) of companies focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) platforms and solutions. TMG is a highly diversified $600+M group, with established business leadership in Technology, Software, Media, Home Products, Energy, Infrastructure and Advertising. The Manipal Group was established in 1925, through the inception of Syndicate Bank, and evolved into a diversified group with over 12 member companies, 8000+ employees spread over 4 continents and 7 countries including India, USA, Germany, and Africa. TMG continues to diversify its portfolio through investments in several technology companies in the areas of analytics, robotics, computer vision/deep learning, cloud retail, energy and sustainability.

    Vijña Labs is the newest TMG company set up in 2017. It brings together smart sensing, low power electronics, signal processing, communications and real-time cloud-based analytics, for innovative and game-changing IoT and AI platforms and solutions – in Emerging Financial and Payments Technologies, Signal Processing based Applications for Security, Surveillance and Diagnostics, IoT for Oil and Gas and Healthcare areas, Secure Authentication and Tracking Technologies.

    Vijña Labs is looking to hire exceptional and hands-on experienced talent to design and integrate innovative  AI and IoT platforms and solutions. We are looking to hire in the following areas,

    1. Smart Sensors – experience required in electronic, mechanical, optical and chemical sensing, sensor data acquisition and conditioning.
    2. Low Power Circuits/Motes – experience required in power/performance optimization and programming of circuits/motes, Integration of Motes with Sensors/End-devices and Communication Systems, Signal conditioning of sensor data to communication/network layer.
    3. Signal Processing – experience required in real-time signal processing of time-domain sensor data in analog, digital, optical, image and video forms.
    4. Communication/Network Modules, Systems, and Programming – experience required in one or more communication modules such as NFC/BLE/WiFi/GSM/CDMA/LoRa etc., M2M protocols like MQTT, CoAP, OMA LWM2M, etc., Infrastructure protocols like 6LowPAN, IPv4/IPv6 etc.
    5. Cloud-based Analytics and Blockchains – experience required in implementing IoT analytics solutions on various cloud platforms such as AWS, Bluemix, Azure etc., experience in web service integration, MBaaS, Complex Event Processing, Rule Engines, APIs, mobile-based apps and toolkits etc. Experience in implementation of smart contracts on permissioned private and public blockchains along with strong software development and programming experience required.
    6. Computer Vision and Machine Learning – experience in design and development of deep learning algorithms for image and video-based analytics along with hardware integration. Hands-on coding and scripting with C/C++ and Python with an understanding of underlying mathematical and statistical modeling and optimization techniques is a must – specially their applications to computer vision, image and video analytics.

    Ability to learn and ramp up quickly on emerging technologies is an added plus. Salaries will be competitive with best-in-class in the industry.

    Qualifications: Masters/PhD in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science/Physics/Mechanical Engineering/Materials Sciences and related areas from premier universities in India and abroad. Multiple years of hands-on experience in the above domain areas is essential.

    Interested candidates may send their resume, summary of work experience and list of references to

    Location: Bangalore, India

    The Manipal Group’s business values are built on Honesty, Integrity, Trustworthiness and Respect for other Individuals. If you believe in these values and have the drive for Innovation and Creativity to build successful businesses in today’s business environment, then come join TMG to build the future.

  • We are a multidisciplinary team working on developing a high-impact data analytics and visualization tool at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Our team is currently looking for students and postdocs with data science and visualization skills who are interested in working with real-world clinical data. No clinical knowledge is required. Candidates are expected to have experience in analyzing/visualizing data through their coursework or hands-on experience by using R and/or Python programming languages. Experience with time-series data analysis is a plus.

    The experience you will gain on this project as a Research Assistant or Research Associate, given the scale of the dataset and the fact that it encompasses real-world clinical data, will be of tremendous value for your career in data science. The positions will have competitive compensation and we are flexible with work hours (part-time/full-time) during the semester (Spring 2018), summer, and afterward.

    Interested candidates should send their resume to Ali Afshar ( at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

  • CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented and motivated elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. Information regarding employment and our summer programs can be found at

    We are currently seeking individuals to teach the following Physics-related courses:

    • The Physics of Engineering
    • The Physics of Sports
    • Fast-Paced High School Physics
    • Advanced Topics in Physics: Special Relativity
    • Introduction to Astronomy
    • Astrophysics
    • Introduction to Robotics
    • Principles of Engineering Design
    • Investigations in Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering

    A full list of science courses, course descriptions, and sample syllabi can be found at:

    Why teach for CTY?

    • competitive salary plus room and board at our east and west coast residential sites
    • all classes are taught by both an instructor and teaching assistant, and are limited to a maximum of 18 students per class
    • opportunity to teach gifted students, and work with other professionals in your field
    • science instructors are allotted a generous lab budget

    Core Dates for 2018*:

    Session 1: June 21 – July 14, 2018
    Session 2: July 14 – August 4, 2018

    *Note: dates may vary depending on location and position. For a full list of locations and dates, please visit

    Terms of Employment

    • Starting salary for two sessions is $4,800 – $6,000 for instructors and $2,400 for TAs
    • Room and board are provided at residential sites. Travel assistance is provided to Hong Kong.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Teaching assistant candidates are generally graduate or undergraduate students with experience tutoring or as a TA.
    • Instructor candidates generally have independent classroom teaching experience, graduate coursework, and at least a bachelor’s degree.

    More Information

    To Apply

    Please fill out an online application at

    Questions? Contact us at

  • The Associate Staff Engineer for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) and the MCP Facility will be responsible for operation, training (including safety), support, purchasing and maintenance of equipment within the Department as well as within the Materials Characterization and Processing Facility, which is overseen by the DMSE in the Whiting School of Engineering.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    Laboratory Management:

    Assist in the development of the Facility in coordination with the MCP Director.
    Provide technical expertise for use of MCP and Departmental equipment, including installation, design, operation, training, and maintenance including, but not limited to:
    Scanning Electron Microscopy, X-ray Diffractometry, X-ray Photoelectron and Auger Spectrometry
    Thin film and bulk materials growth
    Mechanical testing and processing equipment such as rolling mills,
    tension/compression testing and

    Sample preparation for microscopy, research and education, confocal microscopy and ultracentrifugation
    Serve as department safety officer to ensure safe practices in the laboratories and compliance with all applicable university, federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations. Perform regular safety inspections, and prepare and present semi-annual safety training presentations to the department.

    Provide technical expertise for the design of experiments and tests using MCP equipment tailored to individual research group needs.
    Assist the MCP Director in developing standards and practices for safe use of shared equipment and safety training.
    Establish a system for managing and backing up information technology associated with laboratory equipment.

    Financial Management:

    • Administer iLabs, an electronic scheduling and billing system:
    • Maintain records of instrument usage, income, and expenditures
    • Procure goods and services necessary for the operation of the MCP.
    • Assist the MCP Director in the preparation of equipment grants and marketing activities for capabilities of the Facility.
    • Coordinate and schedule MCP computer and equipment services (e.g., installation, repair, and purchases), including interactions with outside vendors as appropriate.
    • Evaluate and order consumable supplies for laboratory instrumentation use.
    • Write (when necessary) and maintain documentation for operation and safe working practices and inventory management for all equipment in the department and in MCP.


    • Assist department faculty in the instruction of students in Laboratory courses within DMSE; prepare specimens for testing and help oversee student experiments (design, procedures, modification, and characterization).
    • Assist with undergraduate laboratory courses by training teaching assistants and ensuring availability and operability of lab equipment.
    • Prepare samples for undergraduate laboratory courses.
    • Train department graduate students on safety-related issues and incident response.
    • Maintain instrument training and use documentation.
    • Evaluate laboratory exercises and recommend modifications/additions for continuous improvement.


    Requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering. Master’s degree preferred. Experience operating and maintaining a significant subset of the apparatus within the MCP, especially scanning electron microscopes and scientific analysis software. Experience in training in the use of scientific equipment.

    Internal and External Contacts:

    Actively work with the department chair, faculty and administrator to identify instrument and equipment needs for the department. Actively work with faculty, staff and students in the department and related to MCP users to train, troubleshoot and assist with equipment use in both classroom settings and one-on-one settings. Actively work with faculty members, department administrator and purchasing department to advise, consult and negotiate major equipment purchases for both the department and for individual faculty research labs. Participate, advise and consult in campus safety committee and laboratory coordinator meetings and activities. Evaluate service contracts and arrange for instrumentation service from external vendors. Arrange and host meetings with instrumentation suppliers to evaluate new technologies and characterization techniques.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Expertise in operating scanning electron microscopes.
    • Experience in characterization of soft and hard materials.
    • Experience in nanoindentation, X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, metallographic sample preparation and polymer characterization.
    • Experience in creating presentations and presenting to large groups of people.
    • Project management experience.
    • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
    • Basic understanding of budgeting and funds management.
    • Proficiency with office productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Office).

    With a deep understanding of materials science, a commitment to technology leadership, a wide range of process expertise and a long history of innovation, DuPont offers the industry’s broadest array of high performance electronic and electrical materials.

    The DuPont electronics and electrical portfolio includes materials for hybrid, rigid and flexible circuits; specialized ceramic, polymer thick film compositions (PTF) and GreenTape™ low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) materials; and materials for the fabrication and packaging of semiconductors.

    When you’re designing products that require electrical insulation systems (EIS), DuPont can make your job easier because we offer the industry’s largest number of EIS that have been pre-approved by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and recognized to IEC standards. These systems include a wide range of DuPont materials including films, varnishes, aramid papers, pressboard products, thermoplastic resins and wire enamels.

    Position Location: Taiwan

    ReportingGlobal Technology Manager- Electronic Materials

    • Responsibility
    • Develop next-generation optical adhesives, related technologies & material for display bonding adhesives and its application
    • Explore new ingredients with an understanding of chemical functionality that could improve product performance via an understanding of customer needs & material technology.
    • Provide technical support to customers; including product evaluation, troubleshooting, process audit, and training
    • Conduct existing & new products spec-in process at customer sites
    • Support on manufacturing technology development and optimization.


    • PhD degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related discipline is required (Or PhD candidates who are graduating in 6-9months)
    • Expertise in adhesive formulation development areas
    • Familiar with slot die coating technology or photochemistry will be a plus
    • Good English and Mandarin proficiency in speaking, writing and listening
    • Independent researcher, as well as teamwork, is required
    • Be able for travel to US, Japan & Asia

    Apply online

  • NAVAIR Materials Engineering Division at Patuxent River MD is seeking a Materials Engineer with a BS or MS degree.   The candidate will work in the Metals and Ceramics Branch.  This position will include research as well as acquisition support.

    Current applied research in the branch include:

    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Ballistic studies of Ceramic Matrix Composites
    • Erosion studies of propulsion materials
    • Alloy development
    • Thermal attack of propulsion materials
    • Cold spray technologies

    This list is not all inclusive and may change depending on the fleet’s needs.  The Branch supports all rotor and fixed wing aircraft for the United States Navy, and candidates will be assigned to support one or more aircraft platforms.  This may include troubleshooting issues with the aircraft’s design, or mitigating production escapes.  U.S. citizenship is required.  Go online to view more NAVAIR career opportunities.

    It is recommended that interested candidates attend the job fair on September 28 to submit a resume and transcript to the NAVAIR recruiter.  Candidates may also contact the hiring manager (Mr. Robert Kowalik  301-342-8010 for additional details.

  • LG Fuel Cell Systems Inc. LGFCS is a solid oxide fuel cell SOFC company focused on development of SOFC power system for distributed generation applications. The company has two major shareholders, LG Companies and Rolls-Royce plc, and facilities in the United States (North Canton, Ohio-headquarters), the United Kingdom (Derby) and Korea (Seoul).

    As a Materials Engineer, your role will be located in Canton, Ohio and you will be a key member of the cell and stack development team, developing and validating next generation solid oxide fuel cell technology for improved performance, durability and cost reduction.  Your role as Materials Engineer will encompass a variety of responsibilities to include raw material evaluation, material characterization testing, test article preparation and electrochemical testing.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Developing material specifications for SOFC cells and stacks resulting in longer life while meeting cost targets
    • Performing screen printing, particle sizing, and surface area measurements
    • Maintaining complete and accurate records of research activities
    • Contributing to the broad understanding of degradation mechanisms occurring within solid oxide fuel cells
    • DOE experimental design and data analysis for both materials screening and processing optimization
    • Troubleshooting to identify root causes related to the issues during fuel cell processing and electrochemical testing
    • Carrying out conductivity testing, DC and AC impedance cell testing, metallography, optical and electron microscopy
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work as part of a team to deliver milestones on time in a fast paced environment

    Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.



    • Bachelors degree in Materials Engineering or Engineering with 2+ years of experience in general ceramic processing or fuel cell technology OR
    • Masters degree in Materials Engineering or Engineering with 0+ years of experience in general ceramic processing or fuel cell technology OR
    • JD/PHD in Materials Engineering or Engineering with 0+ years experience in general ceramic processing or fuel cell technology
    • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be U.S. Citizen/Resident, Asylee, Refugee or have permanent/indefinite work authorization. No Visa sponsorship for this position.


    • Masters degree in Materials Engineering
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Laboratory and/or work experience involving electrochemical testing for fuel cells or batteries, and preferably solid oxide fuel cells
    • Experience in general ceramic processing techniques and specifically in screen printing operations
    • Experience in impedance measurements and analysis

    Create optimum performance. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for excellence and innovation.

    Apply Online

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