Posting Number: S003284
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works under the direction of a faculty member. Provides expertise in the design, operation and analysis of experiments or research projects in areas such as chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, optometry, all fields of engineering, etc. May prepare samples for testing. Performs advanced testing procedures and performs analyses of data. Prepares reports. Makes uses of a variety of specialized equipment typical within area of specialization. May contribute to grant proposal development.
Ensures experiments or research efforts are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedures, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports.
Skill Level: Possesses, understands, and applies an advanced knowledge crossing fields of specialization to develop unique and new approaches or ideas. Understands and uses effective management techniques.
Duties: Designs, operates and analyzes multiple large and/or complex experiments or research projects. Reviews progress of projects. May serve as liaison with other areas of specialization to obtain support or technical expertise for projects. Defines procedures or processes to be used in the research investigations. May personally conduct important and/or technically complex investigations.
Supervision: Operates with wide latitude for unreviewed action subject only to institutional policies and guidelines and ethical considerations. Provides direction and supervision of graduate and undergraduate research assistants involved in experiments or research.
Requires a Ph.D. Degree with 3 years experience.
Additional Posting Information:
To support the existing NASA-funded research and development program focusing on adapting the radiation imaging pixel detector technology from the Medipix Collaborations for use in space radiation monitoring and dosimetery applications.