UES, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Research Scientist to join our collaborative multi-disciplined team at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The research will focus on processing and characterization of polymer composite systems engineered through additive manufacturing. The goal is to develop high throughput manufacturing and characterization techniques for architected polymer systems (including polymer-grafted nanoparticle assemblies and 3D-printed polymer network structures) to understand the relationship between processing, structure, and material behavior. A background in polymer mechanics and engineering with strong experimental characterization and communication skills will be required for this role. The Research Scientist will work closely with both AFRL materials researchers as well as professors, students, and staff to develop characterization and modeling techniques.
Ph.D. in Polymer Science/Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field of study is required
1-3 years of experience working in a similar function (inclusive of academic and industrial experience)
Technical Expertise in multiple of the following will be required: experimental mechanical characterization of polymers, polymer processing, microscopy, additive manufacturing, 3D-printing
The position requires work at research facilities within AFRL (Wright-Patterson AFB, OH). This facility requires U.S. Citizenship
UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application.
UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.