Research Staff - Center for Automation Technologies and Systems

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Position TitleResearch Staff - Center for Automation Technologies and SystemsAdvertised TitleResearch Staff - Center for Automation Technologies and SystemsLocationTroy, NY CampusSearch NumberR18-00115Full Time/Part TimeFull TimePortfolioDivision of ResearchBusiness UnitCenter for Automation Technologies and SystemsJob Summary

The Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS) is seeking talented researchers at all levels. Research staff perform advanced research in a specified field and serve as a technical resource within the Center. The researchers tailor research efforts to the needs of the supporting groups.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree or foreign degree equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

Additional opportunities exist for those with a relevant advanced degree, publication record, and/or significant additional years of paid professional experience in a related position. Individuals who possess these qualifications and who have the potential to, or a demonstrated track record of being able to build collaborative external partnerships are especially desirable. Relevant combinations of training, education and experience will be considered.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Candidates must have:
-A strong background and interest in experimental heat transfer and two-phase flows.
-Ability to work with researchers to develop and apply
science to advance their fields of study
- Ability to work with scientists or industrial users to identify and apply advanced technologies to their areas of application

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesJob Posted DateIn order to receive full consideration you must apply byJob Close DateNew/Replacement PositionNewOther Position Requirements

The Rensselaer Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS), a NY State-designated Center for Advanced Technology since 1989, assists client companies with applied manufacturing R&D to help them meet specific business objectives – increasing productivity, profitability, domestic and international competitiveness, and the number and quality of products offered – so that they can grow and create jobs.

CATS has a long history of working with industry in programs encompassing basic research through manufacturing system design and pilot line development. Our unique combination of leading research, excellence in theory and analysis, practical design and process implementation has paid off for numerous industrial partners.

Additional InformationInstructions for ApplyingQuicklink DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for Three (3) or more references
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you currently employed by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 12/31/2019
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