Research Scientist

Massachusetts, United States
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 29 November 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture  and benefits  that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future  then take a look at this opportunity.

RESEARCH SCIENTIST, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies-Wearable Technologies in the Multi-Functional Meta-Materials Research Group, to lead experimental efforts in fabrication and characterization of novel types of composite fibers and textiles, primarily focusing on a research project on “Thermal management of fibers and films: smart textile platforms for heating, cooling, and signature,” in collaboration with the U.S. Army CCDC Soldier Center in Natick, MA.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least two years’ postdoctoral experience in optical and/or mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or materials engineering; excellent communication skills; and accomplishments in optical materials design, fabrication, and characterization. Expertise in thermal transport, organic chemistry, and polymer science and engineering is desirable.  Job #18482

Will likely share time between the MIT campus and the U.S. Army CCDC Soldier Center in Natick, MA.  U.S. citizen or permanent resident status is required for access at Soldier Center. 

This is a one year appointment with the possibility of renewal.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.