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Industrial job postings for graduating students and experienced alumni.

Postdoctoral Position in Materials for Circuit Breaker Contacts

Email: m.aindow@uconn.edu
Name: Mark Aindow

Organization: University of Connecticut

Title-Subject: [Filtered] Postdoctoral Position


Postdoctoral Position in Materials for Circuit Breaker Contacts

A post-doctoral position is available immediately within the Institute
of Materials Science at the University of Connecticut to work on
metallic alloys and metal-matrix composites for electrical circuit
breaker contacts. This project is an industrial collaboration sponsored
by GE Energy Industrial Solutions of Plainville, CT. Candidates should
have a strong background in physical metallurgy and experience in
microstructural characterization (particularly transmission electron
microscopy). Prior experience in electrical property measurements and
computational modeling (first principles and/or thermodynamic) would
also be beneficial. This position is a one-year appointment, renewable
for a second year.

To apply please send: a resume, a list of publications, and contact
details for 3 references to Dr. Mark Aindow (m.aindow@uconn.edu).
Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue
until the position is filled. We encourage applications from
under-represented groups, including minorities, women and people with

Research Associate I – Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis

> Email: cni@udel.edu
> Name: Chaoying Ni
> Organization: University of Delaware
> Title-Subject: [Filtered] Job – Research Associate I @ University of Delaware
> Message: Research Associate I – Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis
> DEADLINE:  March 15, 2013
> QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in physical, chemical, biological, or a related field and one year
> of experience or Associate’s degree and two years of experience.
> Trains and supervises students and post-docs in utilizing SEM/FIB, TEM, LM, SPM and auxiliary
> equipment for research or for course work.
> Maintains a high proficiency in SEM and TEM sample preparation techniques especially by using
> ultra-microtome in ambient or in cryogenic conditions and TEM vitrification equipment.
> Identifies, modifies and develops adequate experimental procedures and methods.
> Exercises initiative in conducting SEM, TEM, LM, and SPM with industrial clients.
> Calibrates and maintains instruments; troubleshoots equipment problems.
> Prepares and analyzes usage data including generation of various reports of results.
> Assists in setting and maintaining proper laboratory safety standards, including providing guidance
> on the proper placement, cleaning, and discarding of equipment and materials.
> Procures and maintains material stock.
> Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
> How To Apply
> When applying please submit a one-page cover letter and your resume as one document.  Also, please
> remember to provide names, addresses and telephone number of at least three references in the online
> application.
> Online application only:
> or for more information:
> Equal Employment Opportunity

NUCOR Plant Opportunities

NUCOR has a number of plant opportunities available for young technical graduates as well as for qualified experience candidates for which Z-Careers does all of their searches. As we discussed, anyone who you may know may have an interest can e-mail me with their resume along with their desired career/job goal(s), I can examine the openings available and then call them to review possibilities to determine if they have any interest. New openings become available weekly as NUCOR has over 11,000 employees- and since in business over 40 years, a number of personnel are now reaching retirement. In addition to what is described below, NUCOR also has a number of opportunities associated with their Metal Building division. Positions include district sales managers, design engineers, estimators, customer service supervisors and civil engineers.

Z-Careers represents NUCOR STEEL as their recruiters. We have a number of great job opportunities relative to steel mill operations. These areas include engineering, sales, power distribution, electrical project engineer, environmental, finance, safety, maintenance, metallurgical, and design. Locations are through-out the U.S.A., wherever NUCOR plants or sales districts are located.

If you , or if you know of someone who may be interested in learning more about these opportunities, please have them contact me at 614 859 1343 or e-mail me at bob@z-careers.com .

If you know of anyone who may have an interest tell them to e-mail me their resume. I will then will check the “job-board” and if there is a “match” I would call the individual and determine if they had any interest to pursue. .

As you are aware NUCOR has over 40 locations and is now the largest steel plant operation in the United States. Compensation is very good with as a result of production bonus and profit sharing plans.

If more information is desired take a look at the excellent NUCOR STEEL WEBSITE or the Z-Careers website .

All job positions for which we are currently searching are posted on the Z-careers website. By going to the search selector and selecting the type of position it will provide the job description as well as the associated salary range (min.-max) for each position. Anyone who may be interested in a job change due to desired family re-location, better opportunity, or change of position, can contact me and I will be happy to assist them in the analysis of what is available for them at that time.

We have several excellent positions available for metallurgical engineers. Locations for the process and product metallurgical positions range from the east coast to Texas to the mid-west.

In the area of Environment and Safety we have a number of positions available in Connecticut, Mississippi, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Construction Engineer

LHB has a local client who is seeking a Construction Engineer in the Duluth, MN area. This position is expected to last 1 year and will be based in our client office. The ideal candidate would have these key qualifications:

Mechanical Engineer with PE (preferred but probably not required) OR, Metallurgical Engineer, OR, Welding Engineer
Minimum of (5) years’ experience
Experience in monitoring welding, hydro-testing procedures, and pipe stress analysis.
This is an office job and they want an analytical type of engineer.

Miriam Sher, Recruiting Representative
21 West Superior Street, Suite 500
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
Cell# 603-305-9491

Electron Microscopy Scientist

We are looking to fill a position as an Electron Microscopy scientist, to be hired via the Jacobs Engineering contract that provides scientific and technical support to the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate here at NASA Johnson Space Center. Please share with anyone qualified and interested. The full position announcement is at:


Here is a shortened version of the listing:
The Electron Microscopy Scientist will:
* Maintain and operate two Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM), a JEOL 5910LV and a JEOL 7600F. (http://ares.jsc.nasa.gov/ares/kr_laboratories/SEM.cfm)

Coordinate all vendor service for the instruments.
* Train and assist researchers and students in the use of the instruments.
* Support peer-review research through high-quality analyses of astromaterials with the instruments.
* Additional responsibilities may include development of new analytical techniques.
* Perform other duties as required.
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
* A BS degree from an accredited university in an applicable geoscience discipline.

Experience in operating an SEM instrument.
* Solid understanding of the theory and practice of electron microscopy analysis and data reduction.
* Graduate degree(s) with experience in the field.

Knowledge of geological and planetary mineralogy is a plus.
* Ability to interpret analyses in a geologically meaningful way.
* Experience with a Focused Ion Beam (FIB) instrument and/or an electron microprobe is a plus.
* Experience working effectively in interdisciplinary teams.
* Demonstrated positive oral and written skills.
* Good computer skills.

Dave Draper

David S. Draper, Ph.D. / david.draper@nasa.gov
Manager, Astromaterials Research Office
Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate
NASA Johnson Space Center, Mail Code KR111
2101 NASA Parkway, Houston TX 77058

HS-STEM Summer Internship Program 2013

HS-STEM Summer Internship Program
2013 Summer Internship Information

Undergraduate students: $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses
Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences

Graduate students: $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses
Areas of research: Nuclear engineering, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer sciences, systems engineering, electrical engineering, and material science

10-week research experiences offered at:
National laboratories: Argonne, Idaho, Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Sandia, Savannah River

Other Research facilities: Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and?? Development Center, Plum Island, and more!

U.S. citizenship required
Application deadline: January 15, 2013


Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
P.O. Box 117, MS-36
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117

Questions regarding can be sent via e-mail to dhsed@orau.org.