Exponent - Menlo Park, CA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $55,000 - $68,000 a year
Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization.

Exponent's Materials & Corrosion Engineering Practice is currently hiring an Associate in our Menlo Park, CA office. This individual will work as a part of a team conducting materials, metallurgical, and mechanical failure analyses, with a primary emphasis on micro- and nanoscale materials characterization techniques and their applications. Duties will include communicating effectively with other engineers and technicians, managers, clients, and administrative reports as well as conducting hands-on failure analysis, planning and executing laboratory tests, attending field inspections, and performing materials characterization.

Qualifications for this position include:
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within project teams with a strong desire to contribute
Specialized knowledge of materials characterization techniques (e.g., SEM, FIB, TEM, EDS, XPS, Auger, SIMS, FTIR, acoustic microscopy, X-ray) is required
Specialized knowledge of the mechanical behavior of electronic materials and thin films, including experience with thin film fabrication, is desired
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