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Associate Research Engineer

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Fuel Science - 250321
Pay Grade: R1 - Exempt
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Position Summary: An Associate Research Engineer assists other researchers in measurement, testing and evaluation of aviation turbine fuels and related materials. Activities may include analytical work, construction of new devices, techniques and instrumentation to conduct property testing, etc. Part of his/her responsibilities include: constructing, operating, and maintaining experimental devices to achieve the prescribed research goals; acquiring, analyzing, interpreting and reporting scientific data; and maintaining chemical laboratory equipment and supplies. This person could contribute (or eventually contribute) to proposal efforts.
Minimum Qualifications:

• US Citizen required
• Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or a related field of study (eg., Chemistry) OR equivalent work experience to demonstrate fundamental knowledge and experience in one or more of these fields
• General knowledge or interest in organic chemistry
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

* At least 1 year experience in a related job or co-op position
* MS degree in a related discipline
* Previous experience constructing, operating, and/or maintaining laboratory experiments and laboratory instruments
• Previous experience acquiring, analyzing, and interpreting scientific data
• Previous experience maintaining chemical laboratory equipment and supplies
• Exhibits a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Exhibits effective interpersonal communication skills
• Exhibits strong self-motivation and initiative
• Demonstrated experience writing technical reports
• Demonstrated successful experience working/collaborating with colleagues, supervisors, or fellow students

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To comply with federal rules, UD will require all employees including student employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The University will accept valid religious or medical exemptions and seek to reasonably accommodate them. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at https://udayton.edu/coronavirus/.

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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