Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36135
Hiring Department Materials Research Center Application DeadlineApril 14, 2021 Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, Benefit Eligible Job DescriptionThe Materials Research Center (MRC) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for a 12-month non-tenure track Research Scientist to begin May 1, 2021. The Research Scientist will be responsible for experimental studies of the synthesis, densification, and characterization of boride and/or carbide ceramic materials. The Research Scientist will be responsible for synthesizing boride and carbide powders, densification to produce high-quality ceramics, characterization of the microstructures of the ceramics, and testing of mechanical/thermal properties. The Research Scientist will be expected to mentor graduate students who are working in this area and conduct independent research. The Research Scientist will also analyze results and draft manuscripts suitable for publication in peer-reviewed technical journals. Minimum QualificationsA Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, or a closely related field is required. Preferred Qualifications
Experience beyond the Ph.D. in the form of post-doctoral positions is desired. Demonstrated ability to perform high quality research on high entropy boride and/or carbide ceramics in the form of publications in scientific journals is desired. Comments

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