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283-Research Scientist - Nanostructured Optical Films Job in Dayton, Ohio US

283-Research Scientist - Nanostructured Optical Films

UES, INC. - Dayton, OH

Posted: 8/4/2020 - Expires: 10/3/2020

Job ID: 219310547

Job Description

UES, Inc. is seeking an entry-level research scientist to develop novel processing strategies for the fabrication of nanocomposite thin films. The position will be performed in collaboration with the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH. The research scientist will be involved in basic and applied research projects focused on process development and characterization of novel polymer nanocomposites for advanced manufacturing. Special emphasis will be placed on the incorporation of 2D nanomaterials and the characterization of their optical properties in thin films and coatings. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and capable of working independently, as well as an effective collaborator with researchers from different technical backgrounds.


  • Engineer or scientist with an advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D. or equivalent) in Material Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other related technical disciplines
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: exfoliation of 2D nanomaterials, transition metal dichalcogenides, colloidal dispersions, self-assembly, and/or nanoparticle synthesis 
  • Experience with processing and characterization of thin-film nanocomposites
  • Experience in one or more of the following materials characterization techniques: electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, x-ray diffraction, UV-Vis, and/or ellipsometry
  • This position is working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship


Additional Information

UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application.

UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Summary

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Full Time Employee
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Education Level:
Master's degree
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