The general nature or purpose of the job:The associate staff engineer will support the technical and scientific experimental activities for the Johns Hopkins Center for Additive Manufacturing and Architected Materials (JAM2)
The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:
Inventory and laboratory management.
Perform mechanical testing experiments on a variety of materials.
Instruct and supervise postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students in the design, selection and procurement of instrumentation.
Assist graduate students and postdocs with their experiments and equipment maintenance.
Coordinate activities of undergraduate students in the laboratory.
Coordinate collaborative activities with other institutional partners (industries, government labs, other universities, etc.).
Purchase materials, parts and equipment from vendors.
Participate in design, assembly and integration of research equipment.
Actively participate in producing scientific publications and generating research funding.
Machines and/or equipment used on the job:
laboratory equipment for materials characterization
Chemical and mechanical preparation of metallic
Ceramic and composite samples
Computers and commercial software
Bachelors or Masters in mechanical engineering, materials science, or electrical engineering.
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