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Posted Position Title Nanotechnology Materials Scientist
Career Level Experienced
Function Segment Research – Materials Science
Location United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces New York
Postal Code 12309-1027
Relocation Assistance Yes
Role Summary/Purpose As a Nanotechnology Scientist – Materials Science, you will work in a team to develop novel materials and processes by conducting research, analysis, and experimentation. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will focus on the development of nano-engineered materials for applications across various GE businesses.
Essential Responsibilities The successful candidate will be a member of a Global Research team developing nano-engineered materials and processes. In your role as a materials scientist, you will conduct research, synthesize new materials, analyze material and system properties, plan and perform experiments, and develop new ideas for inventing new materials, new processes and new methods of integrating nano-engineered materials in different applications.
As a Nanotechnology Materials Scientist, you will:
Be a member of the Nanostructures and Surfaces Laboratory working to develop nano-engineered materials for several applications relevant to GE.
Collaborate with technologists in GE businesses to understand their unmet needs and product requirements.
Perform experimental work in the area of nanoscience and engineering
Analyze the results and design future experiments based on data and business needs.
Communicate results to leadership at GRC and GE businesses through presentations and documentation.
Doctorate degree in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics or related field.
At least 3 years experience in materials research, development, or application.
Demonstrated experience in synthesis and processing of inorganic materials.
Experience determining and understanding material structure-property relationships.
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
Must be 18 years or older.
You must submit your application for employment on the Careers page at www.ge.com/research to be considered.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
Synthesis, design, and fabrication of nano-engineered materials
Self assembly and directed assembly
Nano scale coatings and thin films
Nanostructure characterization and manipulation
Thermal science and technology
Phase change materials
Demonstrated project management experience.
Demonstrated creative problem solving skills using innovative solutions.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated capability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.
Passion for working in a research environment.
Experience writing successful R&D proposals.
Strong interpersonal skills.
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