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Scientist - Ceramic Matrix Composite Processing

Company: UES, Inc.
Location: Patterson
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

UES, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Materials Scientist or Engineer to join our research team working within the Air Force Research Laboratories at Wright Patterson Air Force Baes in Dayton, OH. The Scientist will focus on exploring the processing and performance of ceramic matrix composites (CMCs). Primary research responsibilities will be to produce and characterize research scale composites or mini composites through the polymer infiltration and pyrolysis (PIP) method. The resulting materials will be characterized and evaluated to determine the relationship between processing conditions, precursor resins, chemistry, structure, and properties. Prior experience in quantifying microstructures through X-ray CT, mechanical testing of ceramics, and oxidation is preferred, but not required. A successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to work cooperatively in diverse multi-disciplinary teams. A recent Ph.D. in Materials Science or related subject is preferred, a BS or MS degree with 5+ years of relevant experience will be considered Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Ceramics Engineering, or a related discipline is required
  • Experience with ceramic matrix composites is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill will be required
  • This position will require an individual with good interpersonal skills and strong attention to detail
  • This position is working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship Additional Information UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application. UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. PI173838036

Keywords: UES, Inc., Modesto , Scientist - Ceramic Matrix Composite Processing, Other , Patterson, California

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