Postdoctoral Appointee - Mechanical Properties of Additively-Manufactured Metals
Sandia National Laboratories
August 3, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico
: We are seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee to focus on mechanical property variability in additively\-manufactured metals\. Are you passionate about working with a full array of material characterization equipment, and collaborating with world\-class experts in related fields? If so, you will want to consider applying for this unique role in which you will have the opportunity to develop new insights that will relate materials behavior to component performance\. You will be part of a team with dynamic expertise including Digital Image Correlation, EBSD, micro CAT scanning, thermal\-sprayed coating, nuclear weapon component design and analysis, pulsed\-power and high energy density physics, nano sciences, and energy sciences\. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Customize, operate, and analyze data output from a custom automated high\-throughput tensile tester+ Apply various image and data processing techniques to produce statistics of mechanical properties+ Combine materials processing knowledge to provide recommendations for additional and/or complementary testing to provide clearer understanding of material properties and microstructural arrangements+ Publish in high\-impact journals and present at conferences Required: + PhD, conferred within 5 years prior to employment, in Materials Science & Engineering or related technical discipline+ Experience with metallurgy or DIC+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE L clearance Desired: + Experience with experimental testing for structural properties of metals+ Familiarity with additive manufacturing of metals and material behaviors+ Experience with digital image correlation or metallurgy+ Experience with programming for data analysis using Matlab, Python, or similar software+ Experience with electron microscopy and crystallography, and electron backscatter diffraction+ Knowledge of plasticity at microstructural length scales+ Excellent communication and teaming skills+ A strong publication record+ Working knowledge of computer modeling, simulation, and experimental validation Department Description: The Materials Mechanics and Tribology Department provides its customers with: + Solutions to problems involving mechanical properties of materials, both bulk properties and surface or tribological properties;+ Relationships and dependencies among materials structures, composition, properties, performance, reliability and service environments;+ Diagnostics and modeling that enable deep scientific investigations of material behavior and prevention of failure; and+ Scientific discovery and peer\-reviewed publications on material mechanics and tribology\. The Department supports various mission areas: Nuclear Weapons, Defense Systems, Energy, and Biological Sciences\. About Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide+ Extraordinary co\-workers+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\* _World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov \*These benefits vary by job classification\. Security Clearance: Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\. Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\. EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.
Internal Number: 18DF1C4ECA034B9988F4C34749140E16
About Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.