The candidate will perform research and development in the ERDC-CERL Paint Technology Center within the Materials and Structures Branch, focusing on research in the area of coatings and corrosion engineering. The candidate will collaborate with senior researchers in the preparation of research proposals to develop novel processes, techniques, and procedures to advance the state-of-the-art in corrosion and coatings technology. This position requires U. S. Citizenship.
Duties will include assisting junior and senior researchers in development and implementation of electrochemical methods for emerging coatings, corrosion, and cathodic protection efforts; implementing other analysis platforms as required for successful R&D efforts. Incumbent will support writing technical reports, conference proceedings, journal articles, sponsor reports, and other common mediums of communication. The incumbent will work as part of a larger team of interdisciplinary members across multiple research efforts. Duties will include working in a laboratory environment with specialized equipment related to coatings, corrosion, and cathodic protection. All testing will be done in accordance with applicable safety procedures and will follow good laboratory practice and attend to details with respect to wearing Personal Protective Equipment. The incumbent will work with senior researchers in developing novel R&D ideas towards funding opportunities, including research proposal development and submission, marketing and business development.
Prior laboratory and/or research experience