Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Electrical Engineering or a related field in hand by May 2020. Ability to demonstrate professional competence in research activities. Specialized training and experience in operating equipment, carrying out test procedures, and using special methods for data collation and interpretation.
Advanced degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Electrical Engineering or a related field in hand by May 2020.
Brief Description of Duties:
Stony Brook University has a Research Support Specialist in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Within defined test or analytical protocols, the Research Support Specialist will operate equipment, carry out test procedures, as well as collate and interpret data using special methods in support of a research project or program for Dr. Vera Gorfinkel in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Research project includes calculating and designing far-infrared smart heating elements according to patent application, the assembly of far-infrared heating elements according to the patent application and the characterization and testing of the assembled devices, carrying out tests on efficiency of far-infrared heating elements using globe thermometer and infrared sphere method. Therefore, the selected candidate must have competence in implementation and Characterization of far-infrared heating elements; materials properties, design and calculation principles as well as instrumentation needed for implementation of far-infrared heating elements.
The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. They will also ensure that all research protocols follow the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.
Conduct experiments; provide technical laboratory support, and to assist with experiments conducted. Perform literature search; staying current in the field by reading and discussing literature and experimental results with the supervisor and/or PI. Collect data, record observations measurements and prepare reports for review of supervisor and or PI.
Other duties or projects as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. This is a part time appointment.
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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Electrical Engineering-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Feb 12, 2020
Posting End Date: Feb 27, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: N11
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 2000062
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.