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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Agency Texas A&M Engineering
Department/Division Materials Science & Engineering
Job Description

This position will work with Professor George M. Pharr to build a new small-scale mechanical testing laboratory and use it in research programs related to nanoindentation and small-scale mechanical behavior of materials. Assigned specific duties and responsibilities pertaining to research activities by Principal Investigator or project leader. Normally, performs research activities of an independent nature in a technically/scientifically specific realm for a period of duration not to exceed between 2 and 3 years. May supervise other research personnel. Performs related duties as required. The nature of the duties are such that they require knowledge of an advanced type in a field of science or learning, are predominantly intellectual and varied in character, and require consistent exercise of discretion and judgment. An individual with this title WILL NOT be eligible to serve as a Principal Investigator (PI).

Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Professional/Non-Instructional
Salary Commensurate with experience
Required Education

PhD

Required Experience

None.

Preferred Education

Ph.D., Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline.

Preferred Experience

Significant experience in mechanical testing, ideally at small-scales; general interests and expertise in experimental studies that focus on the mechanisms of deformation and fracture in solids; and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Experience with scanning electron microscopy, focused ion beam milling, and/or high temperature mechanical testing.

Job Location College Station

Posting Detail Information

NOV Number E118FY17
Open Date 07/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Did you graduate from high school or receive a GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School diploma or GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
  3. * Describe your experience in mechanical testing, ideally at small-scales; general interests and expertise in experimental studies that focus on the mechanisms of deformation and fracture in solids. Explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your experience with scanning electron microscopy, focused ion beam milling, and/or high temperature mechanical testing? Explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Letter 1
  4. Other Document
  5. Statement of Research
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Certification/License