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Distinguished Research Engr

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Multifunctional Structures & Matls - 4331
Pay Grade: P4 - Exempt
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Position Summary: The Structural Materials (SM) Division in the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) is seeking highly motivated and highly talented engineers or scientists to perform multidisciplinary research and development (R&D) and engineering in the area of manufacturing of polymeric and non-polymeric composites and tooling, and the synthesis and characterization of novel polymer, organic, and inorganic materials. The work will involve discovering and integrating new and/or conventional manufacturing technologies and materials to solve problems in the areas of new structures, multifunctional structures, composites, tooling, additive manufacturing, and agile low cost manufacturing. The R&D will involve all size scales, from nano to macro, in both material constituents and finished structures. The R&D will also encompass all operational environments from temperate to harsh/extreme, and land and sea to air and space. This specific position requires a very senior expert level of experience and skill in both management and hands-on activity. Depending on contract requirements, the applicant will be required to obtain a security clearance upon hiring.
Minimum Qualifications:

• Due to security clearance requirements of this position, the applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.
• A bachelors and graduate degree in science or engineering from an accredited university
• Twelve years of directly related experience with advanced composites materials
• Demonstrated successful experiences with “hands-on” moderately physical work in a laboratory or shop environment
• Experience in industrial fabrication processing/synthesis of polymer matrix, carbon/carbon, and ceramic matrix composites
• Experience in all aspects of technical innovation, leadership, and management
• Experience in all aspects of research contract and business administration to include business development and marketing, proposals, personnel staffing, project execution, financial and technical requirement management, material acquisition, equipment acquisition, reporting, and generation and documentation of intellectual property
• Demonstrated and effective successful experiences in working well with others, and leading and motivating fellow team members
• Demonstrated and effective successful experiences in thinking critically and driving projects to completion based solely on your own leadership authority and responsibility
• Demonstrated and effective successful experiences in properly documenting technical data generated by work projects
• Experience, training, and ability to apply process improvement to technical and business processes
• Effective ability with Microsoft Office products and modern computing in general

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated successful experiences in industrial fabrication processing/synthesis of polymer matrix, carbon/carbon, and ceramic matrix composites
• Demonstrated successful experiences in all aspects of technical innovation, leadership, and management
• Demonstrated successful experiences in all aspects of research contract and business administration to include business development and marketing, proposals, personnel staffing, project execution, financial and technical requirement management, material acquisition, equipment acquisition, reporting, and generation and documentation of intellectual property
• Demonstrated successful experiences in performing and applying, process improvement to technical and business processes

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Closing Statement:

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.

 

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