Research Engineer I/II/III/IV/V/VI (Huntsville)

Auburn University - Auburn, AL4.5

Full-time$45,000 - $150,000 a year
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**This is a two year limited term appointment. Continuation of employment will be contingent upon availability of funding.**

**These Openings are in Huntsville, AL**

**This is a pool posting for future vacancies in this job classification. Applications will be considered active for a period of six months from the posting date**

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is seeking candidates for multiple positions for Research Engineers. A Research Engineer conducts research in various fields of engineering to design and develop technology and to carry out investigations, evaluation, and application of engineering theories and principles. These positions will be based on two-year terms which will be renewable based on performance and abilities to secure and support externally funded research.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:
Performs a variety of research and development activities requiring the application of engineering practices and principles.

Designs, operates, maintains, and repairs specialized equipment and engineered systems utilizing engineering practices and principles.

Advises faculty, postdocs, students, and staff with engineering design, modification, prototype and process development, analysis procedures, and other engineering solutions.

Performs failure analysis, optimization studies and other investigations.

Evaluates findings to develop new concepts, equipment, or processes.

Ensures supplies are available and operational for use in projects.

May manage local computer systems for laboratory functionality.

Develops proposals, budgets, schedules and progress reports and presents results to internal and external stakeholders.

Prepares technical reports for long and short-range planning.
Minimum Qualifications
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited engineering program in any one area of engineering such as: aerospace, biosystems, chemical, civil, software, electrical and computer, industrial and systems, mechanical and materials engineering at the time employment begins.

Also of interest are related fields of microelectronics, automotive electronics, highway research, robotics and autonomous systems, metallurgy and materials, asphalt technology, pulp and paper, transportation, energy technology, detection and food safety, cybersecurity and information technology.

Research Engineer positions become available periodically under a variety of research grants and projects in the college.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references. Only complete application materials will be accepted for review.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
Desired Qualifications
Desired qualifications include a Masters or Doctoral degrees, Professional Engineering Licensure, Commercial Drivers License or Remote Pilot Certificate.
Posting Date
12-06-2018
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Job Class Code
HU07A-F
Job Category
Administrative Grade 29-33