Research Associate

Dalhousie University

Canada

October 25, 2021

Description

Position Details Position Title Research Associate

Department/Unit Mechanical Engineering Research Project High Temperature Thermal Analysis Location Halifax Posting Number GP97-21 Employee Group Grant-Paid Position Type Term Duration of Contract (if applicable) 1 Year Employment Type Full Time Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0 Salary $45,000 - $65,000 per annum (35 hours per week) About the Organization

The High Temperature Thermal Analysis Laboratory (HTTAL) is a Materials Engineering experimental research lab under an NSERC/Pratt and Whitney Canada Industrial Research Chair program. The overarching goal of the program is to develop advanced materials processing routes applied to the production of Ni- based superalloys for applications in aerospace gas turbine engines. The work is done in close collaboration with an industrial partner. For more information, please visit https:// httal.mechanicalengineering.dal.ca/.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI), High Temperature Thermal Analysis Laboratory (HTTAL), the Research Associate (RA) will work independently to perform various experiments, review data, and present on data findings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete experimental research using a variety of high temperature thermal analysis instruments, metallographic equipment and powder metallurgy equipment.
  • Analyze and interpret results from data.
  • Report on the results using PowerPoint presentations on a regular basis.
  • Report outcomes of the research to an industrial partner at teleconference meetings, as required.
  • Note Qualifications

    Undergraduate Materials Engineering degree, with 3 years' related experience is required. Graduate degree in Science, Materials Science or Engineering, or additional related field with research experience in the area of Materials are preferred. Must be able to work independently and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational skills are required.

    Additional Information

    Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a voluntary RRSP, health and dental plans and an employee and family assistance program.

    Application Consideration

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Diversity Statement

    Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www. dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Open Date 10/08/2021 Close Date 10/25/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https:// dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/7643

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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