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Technology Development Strategist and Instructor Miller Advanced Research and Solutions (MARS) Center

Weber State University
Job Location:
Midvale, 84047
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Technology Development Strategist and Instructor Miller Advanced Research and Solutions (MARS) Center

Requisition Number: F00388P:

Job Description:
This is an exciting opportunity to help define and direct the technology path for the newly opened Miller Advanced Research and Solutions (MARS) Center. The candidate will participate at the cutting edge of manufacturing of advanced composite structures for high temperature and harsh environments. The Center will be an innovative space to develop new ideas and capabilities for manufacturing and evaluation of high temperature composites while engaging with academia, industry, and government partners to ensure relevant and responsive projects and proposals. Teamwork and collaboration with MARS Center personnel, curriculum and syllabus development, leading projects with students and faculty, and instruction will be key functions of the position. Other responsibilities include training support, curriculum development, and lab management for the organization.

Job Duties:

Required Qualifications:

  • A PhD degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) program from an accredited university or college.
  • A minimum five years of relevant experience in composite materials manufacturing, testing, or evaluation or related field.
  • Experience in planning, developing, and managing projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in writing proposals and grants for new funding opportunities.
  • Experience in creating course materials for high temperature materials.
  • Experience with high temperature materials (composites, ceramics, carbon/carbon, ceramic matrix composites, thermal protection systems)
  • Experience with curriculum development for university course and lab work.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 11/13/2023
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:
Instructor positions are temporary positions that can be renewed annually at the sole discretion of the university. If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a generous benefits package.

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current CV/resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

For qualification determination, your application and/or resume must address the required and preferred qualifications and must contain average number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be considered incomplete.

Screening of applications will begin December 4, 2023. Position will remain open until filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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