Research Assistant - Membrane Development

Luna Innovations Incorporated    Charlottesville, VA
Job Description
Job SummaryLuna Innovations is seeking a Research Associate that is eager to apply their background to a diverse set of materials science and engineering applications. The candidate will conduct research in one or more of the following areas: membrane testing and development, coatings and sealant systems, corrosion protection, composite fabrication, and must be able to work independently or under general supervision using new or established methodology. It is desired that the candidate will have a background in one of these areas and will develop new skills by contributing to technology development, new idea generation, and experimental design / execution. The candidate will perform general technical assistance on a variety of currently funded materials programs and will be expected to conduct exploratory research and development efforts to help establish additional materials research and development (R&D) efforts.Duties and Major Responsibilities:
  • Perform directed experiments within a lab setting including physical and analytical testing
  • Maintain and operate laboratory equipment
  • Record and summarize experimental data for timely technical reports
  • Keep a complete laboratory notebook of work performed
  • Demonstrate and promote both laboratory and office safety
  • Utilize current technology to accomplish tasks on projects and to solve routine technical problems
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Function well in a fast-paced and team oriented R&D environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, technical writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Desire and ability to understand the technical approach within the context of the application
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or related field.
  • Laboratory, research, or industry experience in one of the following areas:
  • membrane testing
  • coatings, adhesives, or sealants
  • corrosion
  • composite design, assembly, and testing
  • Due to government contracting regulations, U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is a firm requirement.

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