Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department: Excellence Training Center - MVICC
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Professional Administrative
Major Work Characteristics :
Conducts research in support of the research efforts of Youngstown State University as part of the research arm of the ETC. Involves research and development in the use of advanced manufacturing technologies, specifically, additive manufacturing technologies, including binder jetting and metal laser powder bed fusion technologies.
Master's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline or a related field; at least 3 years of research experience in additive manufacturing. Demonstrated experience in obtaining external grant funds in support of advanced manufacturing research, specifically additive manufacturing.
PhD in an appropriate engineering discipline or a related field; 5 years' experience with materials related standards that would be relevant to qualification protocols; experience using a variety of materials characterization methods including mechanical testing, microscopy, and analytical testing; experience with metal casting and metallurgical sample preparation. Familiarity with manufacturing activities within the Mahoning Valley. Understanding of unique challenges associated with the operation of small businesses. Familiarity with operations of 3D Systems, ExOne, or EOS systems. Experience in either ceramics, porous materials, or polymer processing techniques, and characterization commonly used in these fields.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.