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TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of California, Los Angeles

A limited number of temporary positions (research engineers, post-doctoral scholars, lecturers) may be available in the following areas: 

bulletMaterials Science
bulletCeramics
bulletComposite Materials
bulletElectronic Materials

A PhD degree or equivalent experience is required.  Send inquiry to:

                    Search Committee
                    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
                    3111 Engineering V
                    University of California, Los Angeles,
                    Los Angeles, CA 90095-1595
                    www.seas.ucla.edu/ms/

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity  Employer.

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FACULTY POSITION

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of California, Los Angeles

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UCLA invites applications for a faculty position in which the emphasis will be on creating new materials for civil engineering applications.  This is a full-time ladder faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.  Of particular interest are candidates who have demonstrated outstanding research on cementitious materials.  The individual appointed to the position should have a record of journal publications in the field along with teaching and/or industrial experience. The candidate’s appointment will be in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, although a joint appointment in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department will also be possible.  In addition, the successful candidate will be considered for a term chair.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.

Applicants should send their resume, list of publications, a research/teaching plan and the names of three referees to:

            Search Committee in Cementitious Materials
            Department of Materials Science and Engineering
            6531 Boelter Hall
            University of California, Los Angeles
            P.O. Box 951595
            Los Angeles, CA  90095-1595

Applicants may also send their resume, list of publications, a research/teaching plan and the names of three referees by e-mail to:

            materials@seas.ucla.edu

The University of California, Los Angeles is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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FACULTY  POSITIONS

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of California, Los Angeles

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for tenure-track faculty position(s) in the following areas: 

bulletBioceramics and Biopolymers
bulletSoft Materials
bulletNanostructural Materials Engineering

Exceptional candidates in other areas of materials research will also be considered.  Candidates  must have demonstrated outstanding originality, ability, and breadth through research accomplishments.  They should also demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.      

Please send resume, references, and information on research and career interests to:

                             Faculty Recruiting Committee.
                             Department of Materials Science and
                             Engineering
                             6532  Boelter Hall
                             University of California, Los Angeles,
                             Los Angeles, CA 90095-1595
                             www.seas.ucla.edu/ms/

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity  Employer.

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Internship Opportunities at Boeing for Summer 2008

Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ department of Material & Process Technology (M&PT) has several challenging opportunities for internships in all engineering disciplines during the summer of 2008. The positions are located in the Puget Sound area of Washington state. For details see the following flyers: M and PT 0907.pdf or M and PT 2 0907.pdf

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Volt Technical Resources (Nov 2007)

We have a position open for a recent or upcoming graduate with a degree in Material Engineering.

The job description is minimal…..reporting to a Sr. Engr. Responsible for documentation per Engineering procedures. Testing, validation, process improvements. Ability to read drawings. Prototyping extrusion and elastomer experience or knowledge is a plus.

It is an entry level position with the ability to take direction from the Sr. Engineer and adapt to the environment while learning new tasks. Must work full time. Location is San Marcos CA. Rate is approx. $17 per hr.

Please contact me by phone or email with a resume of any experience, but with emphasis on educational accomplishments and GPA.

Patt Platt Technical Recruiter

Volt Technical Resources 5927 Priestly Drive, Suite 111 | Carlsbad, CA 92008 <mailto:pplatt@volt.com&gt;pplatt@volt.com | t: 760.692.1700 | f: 760.692.1708

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SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER OF INTEREST VIA E-MAIL ONLY
(March 2008)

abcdancast@comcast.net

New Position, Available immediately
(One position open. Title and salary dependent on Qualifications)

Asst. Laboratory Manager
Laboratory Technician
Laboratory Assistant

Small private company located in Los Angeles area serving the metals manufacturing business. This is a hands-on, high production environment where accuracy and speed of analysis are valued qualities.

Responsibilities:
Uses analytical balance, moisture analyzer, AA Spectrometer, Assay Furnaces, ICP-OES
Hands on, high production laboratory.
Weighs test samples. Prepares test samples for determining Cu, Be, base metals and for fire assay.
Maintains sample identity.
Protects integrity of samples, proofs and reagents.
Keeps work area neat and orderly.
Works with health and safety in mind.
Handles flux correctly. Knows essentials of the lead assay.
Runs trial assays on unknown samples.
Evaluates and uses results. Consults with Laboratory Manager when results indicate a non-routine assay.
Uses results of trial assays to optimize sample size, silver addition and flux composition for final assays.
Performs under the direction of the Laboratory Manager.
Assay fusions , Cupellations, Gold parting.
Preparation of solutions for Au, Pt, and Pd determination by ICP, AAS.
Determines Au, Pt, Pd, Ag by ICP, XRD, XRF.
Uses the modified fire assay, tin collection, direct dissolution and sodium peroxide fusion for PGM assay.
Makes preliminary evaluations of reasonableness of assays and agreement among replicate assays.
Reports all nonconformance and discrepancies to Laboratory Manager.

The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Qualifications
Associates Degree, BS or MS in Materials Science or related science field.
Possess physical agility to use balances, assay furnaces, fume hoods, hot plates, acids, chemicals, etc.
Possess physical strength to lift 30 lbs.
Possess ability to understand the language of assaying and chemical analysis.
Possess ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
Possess ability to communicate with supervisor and fellow workers. Is easy to train. Takes notes.
Possess the ability and judgment to evaluate performance. Asks for help when he/she needs it.
Possess good organizational and mathematical skills.

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(April 2008)

If you want to work on the latest technology and take your career to the next level … join our Team!

HITCO is seeking Materials Process Engineers to support technology and innovation efforts on advanced ceramic composites for use in military, aerospace, and commercial applications. This is an exciting, rapidly advancing technology, allowing for a dynamic work setting and a strong potential for growth within the corporate structure. We require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in materials or mechanical engineering with 3 years experience in materials manufacturing and/or research & development. Excellent communication skills and a willingness to work well in a team are required to support all efforts. Organizational skills and the ability to communicate ideas through presentations and participation in technical meetings are required. This position may require up to 15% international travel. You must be willing to provide evidence that you are legally able to work inside the United States.

HITCO is located in sunny Gardena, California and was founded in 1922. It manufactures advanced composite materials primarily for aerospace and defense applications. HITCO is part of the SGL Carbon Group Carbon Fibers and Composites (CFC) Business Unit. With around 30 production sites in Europe, North America, and Asia as well as a service network covering more than 100 countries, the SGL Carbon Group is a company with a global presence with over 5000 employees and worldwide sales in excess of $2.0 billion. The SGL family focuses on creating innovative solutions and value for its customers, relying on core competencies and on a company philosophy of Excellence.

For consideration, please visit our website and apply online:

www.HITCO.com

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(May 2008)

 

Analyst
Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA

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Analysts are the bedrock of the Lux Research team, conducting the primary and secondary research that powers the firms' research reports and consulting engagements. Analysts spend most of their time conducting primary research interviews with executives, researchers, and thought leaders; chasing down data points; analyzing quantitative data; concocting creative ways to present data and ideas visually; and helping manage the operations of a rapidly-growing, geographically-dispersed team. Analysts take on significant client-facing responsibilities commensurate with their experience and growth.

Responsibilities:

   * Work with a team of expert Analysts and Senior Analysts to develop
     and test research hypotheses and prepare findings for clients.
   * Conduct primary interviews for written research reports, including
     developing and executing sets of interviews with senior-level
     executives at large corporations, technology start-ups, and other
     organizations.
   * Conduct secondary research drawing on diverse sources, including
     business and trade press, academic publications, patent filings,
     and conference presentations.
   * Produce written research reports, including creative visual
     depictions of data and ideas.
   * Manage client deliverables and interactions.
   * Help develop and launch new client service offerings.
   * Develop a network of contacts and relationships among business and
     scientific leaders in emerging technologies.

Requirements:

   * Minimum two years work or postgraduate experience with a
     background or experience in one or more of the following:
     materials science, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering,
     electrical engineering, mechanical engineering,
     aerospace/aeronautics engineering, or biomedical engineering
   * Deep intellectual curiosity about emerging technologies.
   * Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet client needs in a
     fast-moving, rapidly growing, start-up environment.
   * Entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, collegial, and collaborative
     approach to work.
   * High degree of organization and attention to detail; ability to
     juggle multiple tasks.
   * Ability to write clearly and incisively about business and
     technical topics.
   * Superior listening and critical thinking skills, and ability to
     speak articulately and think on your feet; a good sense of humor
     is a major plus.
   * Strong analytical skill, both qualitative and quantitative.
   * A strong record of academic achievement. Bachelor's degree
     required; Master's degree or Ph.D. is a plus.
   * Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin or Korean is a huge plus;
     Western European or Middle Eastern language skills are also desirable.
   * Excellent office software skills and ability to touch type

Please send resume to careers@luxresearchinc.com. Please place the name of position you are applying for in the subject line and incorporate cover letter as part of the body of e-mail.


Research Associate
Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA

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The Research Associate role is an entry-level position on the Lux Research team. Research Associates map the landscape of innovation in emerging technologies to help clients make better decisions about investments, partnerships, and strategy. They spend most of their time identifying and analyzing patents, scientific publications, and financial transactions, drawing on this work to develop and maintain a structured database. Research Associates also manage the process of inviting companies and research labs to brief the Lux Research team, and help to produce the weekly Lux Research Journal intelligence service.

Responsibilities:

   * Conduct secondary research drawing on diverse sources, including
     business and trade press articles, scientific publications, patent
     filings, and conference presentations.
   * Maintain a pipeline of briefings with senior executives at
     innovative companies as well as leaders of cutting-edge university
     and government labs.
   * Author descriptive documents that profile the emerging technology
     activities of start-up companies, large corporations, and research
     laboratories.
   * Assist with the production of research reports and other client
     deliverables.
   * Help manage the operations of a rapidly-growing,
     geographically-dispersed team.

Requirements:

   * Undergraduate degree with outstanding record of academic
     achievement and a major in the physical sciences, engineering, or
     operations research. One to two years of work experience is a plus.
   * Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; ability
     to juggle multiple tasks.
   * Deep intellectual curiosity about emerging technologies.
   * Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet client needs in a
     fast-moving, rapidly growing, start-up environment.
   * Entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, collegial, and collaborative
     approach to work.
   * Ability to write clearly about business and technical topics.
   * Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin or Korean is a huge plus;
     Western European or Middle Eastern language skills are also desirable.
   * Excellent office software skills and ability to touch type.

Please send resume to careers@luxresearchinc.com. Please place the name of position you are applying for in the subject line and incorporate cover letter as part of the body of e-mail.
 

 

  

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