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Job Title:  Senior R&D Scientist 

Minimum Education:  Masters in Materials Science, Physics, Glass Science or similar

Minimum Years of Experience:  1 year of relevant research and development experience

Number of Individuals Managed: 1

 

Job Duties:

Acquire and analyze synchrotron x-ray and neutron scattering data on liquids, glasses and disordered materials from ambient to extreme conditions
Select materials to test and validate x-ray and neutron instrument performance
Synthesize and characterize glass and ceramic materials
Design experiments to expand instrument capabilities and assist with instrument design and optimization
Design and implement x-ray spectroscopic studies using synchrotron radiation on molten materials.
Prepare proposals and submission requests for synchrotron and spallation neutron experiments that use national laboratory user facilities
Prepare and submit work for publication in respected peer reviewed journals and for project reports
Present research at national and international conferences and meetings
Collaborate with beamline scientists and engineers at the Advanced Photon Source, the Spallation Neutron Source and other facilities as needed
Model the structure and properties of disordered materials using molecular dynamic and perform Empirical structural modeling based on experimental data
Assist in creating and preparing documents for patent filings
Assist in creating and preparing documents for Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and other grant proposals
Supervise junior staff member(s) and COOP students
Communicate instrument capabilities and relevant research to potential clients as required
 

Minimum Skills Required:  Acquire and analyze synchrotron x-ray and neutron scattering data on liquids, glasses and disordered materials from ambient to extreme conditions; Design experiments to expand instrument capabilities and assist with instrument design and optimization; Assist in creating and preparing documents for patent filings, Prepare experiment proposals and submission requests for synchrotron and spallation neutron experiments that use beamtime at national laboratory user facilities; Prepare and submit work for publication in respected peer reviewed journals and for project reports.

 

Supervisor:  President of Materials Development, Inc.  

Travel:  Approximately 5% based on conference presentations and visits to customers

Work Location:  825 Chicago Ave., Ste. G; Evanston, IL 60202

 

Materials Development, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  Materials Development, Inc. is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Illinois State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.

 

Note:  This notice is provided as a result of the anticipated filing of an application for permanent labor certification for this job opportunity.  Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on this application to the United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Atlanta Processing Center, Harris Tower, 233 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 410, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. 

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To apply please send resumes by mail ONLY to:

Materials Development, Inc.

825 Chicago Ave., Ste. G

Evanston, IL 60202

 

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