Company name: Johns Hopkins University.

The Associate Staff Engineer will support the technical activities of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI) in the 3D Characterization Facility and under the supervision of the Staff Engineer for the Institute.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 
Manage the 3D characterization facility, which include a field-emission gun scanning electron microscope (FEG-SEM), electron dispersive spectroscopy (EDS), electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD), in situ mechanical loading system, and femtosecond pulsed laser.
Develop and extend the capabilities of the 3D characterization facility, including integration of multiple instruments (SEM/EDS/EBSD) via hardware and software.
Train researchers in the use of all equipment in the 3D characterization facility
Manage all aspects of safety in the facility, including development of safety protocols and training of users.
Take an active role in the development and integration of peripheral systems for the facility in conjunction with faculty and researcher goals.
Manage and train users in specimen preparation tools and techniques in HEMI and other facilities, including sputter coaters and electropolishers
Manage and train researchers in other material characterization systems as directed by the HEMI staff and faculty
Assist in developing budgets and proposals for research experiments and facilities, including estimates and purchases of supplies, materials and equipment.
Coordinate with Whiting School Manufacturing on the machining of components for research in the 3D facility.
Assist with the management and scheduling of experimental resources and inventory.
Assist with presenting and representing Institute capabilities around the university and outside collaborators.
Facilitate work for researchers with other departments at the University.
 
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's or Master's Degree
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in engineering, materials science, or related physical science strongly preferred
1-2 years of experience in research or laboratory settings involving materials characterization, instrument development and construction, and data analys, is strongly preferred.
 
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience with electron microscopy and detectors used with electron microscopy.
Familiarity with pulsed lasers, optics, and laser safety.
Experience with 3D materials characterization.
Experience with Python or other programming languages.
Experience integrating several diagnostic or analytical tools through software and hardware integration.
 
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Able to lift 30 lbs
 
Classified Title: Associate Staff Engineer
Working Title: Associate Staff Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: $52,495.00 to $72,210.00 per year
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 37.5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 01-MD: Homewood Campus
Department name: 60003526-Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
 
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.