The University of Tennessee ispleased to announce immediate openings for Post-Doctoral Research Associate positionsfocused on alloy design and advanced processing of Rare Earth Element (REE)alloys for structural applications.
The research includes the processingscience of advanced manufacturing methods such as consolidation of nanostructuredalloy powders via thermomechanical processing and additive manufacturing. Thisposition, supervised by Prof. Orlando Rios, resides in the Department ofMaterials Science and Engineering at University of Tennessee Knoxville and in UTK-OakRidge National Laboratory (ORNL) Joint Institute for Advanced Materials(JIAM).
The successful candidate will have a significant role in designingindustry scale research programs to effectively transition science and IP topilot scale manufacturing with the support of a diverse research team alongwith a leading role in basic science understanding of processing to structureand properties.
The program includes multiple national laboratories andindustrial partners within aerospace, defense, nuclear and transportation. Theresearch group at UT will lead the characterization of materials produced by theUT laboratories, national laboratories and industry partners.
Characterizationtechniques include SEM, TEM, XRD and total scattering (PDF). The researchprogram includes advanced characterization using neutron sources and highenergy x-ray sources as well as interpretation of experimental results usinghigh-performance computing (HPC) tools such as molecular simulation.
Theposition will allow the post-doctoral researchers to develop expertise and broadenexperience by through close collaboration with a diverse set of scientists atUTK, Ames, ORNL, LLNL, INL, and industry. The initial appointment is a full-timeassignment of 12-24 months.
Internal Number: 199406
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