Research Associate

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Research Associate


Mechanical Engineering - NFR JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

A Research Associate position is available immediately at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in the Mechanical Engineering Department working with Professor Furlong at the Center for Holographic Studies and Laser micro-mechaTronics (CHSLT). This position is to support applied research on the development and application of advanced computational, opto-electronic, quantitative 3D imaging, and ultrasound methodologies for advanced nondestructive testing applications.


This position involves working with an interdisciplinary team of world-class engineers, students, scientists, and medical researchers in the areas of miniaturization engineering and nondestructive testing. The Research Associate fellow is expected to lead and contribute to the development, realization, and acquisition of scientific instrumentation to upgrade capabilities of CHSLT. The Research Associate fellow will help support application of the upgraded capabilities to projects currently being supported at CHSLT.

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Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering, physics, or a related field. Knowledge of scientific programming and data analysis, computational modeling, and experimental procedures are expected. We are looking for individuals who value innovation, creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Please attached a cover letter, CV, and a copy of 2-latest and relevant publications

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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Posted: 1/15/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2033
Work Type: Full Time