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Graduate Research Assistant
University of Kentucky
Open projects include:
❇️Laser shock peening of additively manufactured metals
❇️Bacteria and biofilm mechanical characterization
❇️AFM project involving lung cells and tissue
Strain Gage Technician
General Atomics Aeronautical
Performs and/or assists in fabrication, modification, assembly, installation, operation, repair and maintenance of complex laboratory, experimental and commercial equipment. May assist in the design of basic lab, experimental, and commercial equipment. Applies specialized knowledge and skills pertinent to the organization, project or program assigned. Sets up and performs complex experiments and tests. Records, reduces and summarizes data.
Research Engineer - Sr. Research Engineer
Southwest Research Institute
Who We Are:

The Computational Mechanics Section tests materials under extreme conditions (elevated temperatures, high pressures, large strains, high strain-rates). The data are used to create sophisticated computer models of interest for defense, aerospace, and hypersonics applications.

Objectives of this Role:

*Perform experimental and computational analysis of mechanical deformation and material failure in support of impact physics, protection and space systems research.
*Participate in individual and collaborative research projects as well as support promotional activities for research programs.
*Interact with both commercial and government clients, manage tasks to successful completion within technical, budget, and schedule constraints under the direction of senior staff.
*Through experiments and computations, develop understanding and models of impact events and develop methods to mitigate the effects or impacts.
*Technical reports, presentations to clients, and submitting for journals.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

*Computer simulations of materials under shock and impact.
*Testing of materials with MTS, Hopkinson Bar, Plate Impact, ballistic impact, etc.
*Develop algorithms in Matlab, Python, FORTRAN, or similar for high strain-rate applications.
*Use of digital image correlation.


*Requires a PhD with a 3.20 GPA in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, or Nuclear Engineering
*Strong background in or a strong interest in plasticity, continuum mechanics, or damage and failure mechanics
*Ability to work in a team and good communications skills
*0-5 years: Previous experience with computer codes applied to impact problems OR materials testing at quasi-static or high strain rates.

Special Requirements:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
Research Engineer - Metallurgy
GE Research
Metallurgists are responsible for technical direction and research execution related to work in new alloy design, processing and property optimization, microstructure quantification, root cause analysis for a manufacturing improvement, and metallurgy-based service & repair work. Your primary responsibility in this job will be to provide technical leadership in projects focusing on alloy composition, microstructure, processing and performance relationships. Join us and help develop materials for the future!
Research Engineer - Lifing & Durability
GE Research
As a Research Engineer – Lifing/Durability in the Mechanics & Design Organization, you will contribute to the development of state-of-the-art lifing analysis methods (e.g., fatigue, fracture mechanics, creep, etc.), advanced test methods and engineering design tools for a wide variety of applications across the GE businesses.
Graduate Research Assistant
Iowa State University
One Ph.D. research position is available at Iowa State University’s Mechanical Engineering Department in the area of soft tissue biomechanics and biomaterials. The candidates must have earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, or a related field.

The position responsiblities include conducting experiments and developing computational models to understand the response of soft materials to various loading conditions.
Instructor, Lecturer, or Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for fall 2022 and/or spring 2023 semester, Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer positions in dynamic systems, controls, or mechanics. These are part-time, temporary, non-benefited positions and may continue semester-by-semester, dependent upon performance, department need, funding, and student enrollment. An earned MS in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required; a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is preferred. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. The ideal candidates will have prior teaching experience at the university or college level and engineering experience in industry or government. Expectations will include teaching undergraduate courses in mechanical engineering such as statics, dynamics, dynamic systems, mechatronics, solid mechanics, or controls. The anticipated start date is August 2022 for the fall semester and January 2023 for the spring semester. The successful applicants are not required to be physically located at the school. This position can be filled remotely with the courses being taught 100% online and asynchronous or on our campus with the courses being taught in either a hybrid or fully in-person delivery mode.
materials research engineer SHORT TIME FRAME
The job will involve continuing development of an improved adhesive liner system for Air Force ordnance. AFRL is helping characterize the mechanical properties of adhesive liner systems as well as investigating plasticizer migration, aging, and compatibility effects. Future efforts may include determination of ways to decrease hazards related to munitions sensitivity. Additionally, we have important work that involves characterization of tensile, shear, and interfacial properties for various solid rocket components.
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