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Additive Manufacturing Engineer

WE Are…Searching for a researcher who has initiative and is naturally curious in the area of Additive Manufacturing to join our group of more than a dozen scientists, engineers, and staff in our Center for Innovative Material Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D) team.

What YOU Will Do…Depending upon your level of experience, you can function as lead or assist in the proposal and projects process of metal and ceramic additive manufacturing.  As you grow in your role, you will have the opportunity to present at conferences and to sponsors, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and obtain funding for your projects.  You can function in this role as a Research and Development Engineer or, if you hold a PhD and prefer the non-tenure faculty track, as a Research Faculty member.

What YOU Need to be Successful…

·       A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and at least two years of experience in the additive manufacturing area

·       Experience in Computer Aided Design, Machine Learning, and Matlab

Experience in the following areas is a plus, but not required…

·       A Master’s degree in a related field

·       Powder characterization

·       X-Ray computed tomography

·       Image processing

·       A Confidential level security clearance

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You will be subject to a government security investigation, and you must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the ARL will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

ARL at Penn State is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC).  We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.

ARL at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University center of excellence in defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in naval missions and related areas.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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