Associate Staff Engineer

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

The Energetics Research Group is seeking anAssociate Staff Engineer who will support technical tasks at the Whiting School of Engineering. A primary responsibility of this position will be assisting in the research of the Advanced Engine and Rocket (AERo) Fuels Laboratory.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Data collection and analysis using Matlab / MS Excel as well as modeling and simulation of experiments using ANSYS/Fluent FEA and CFD software will be performed.
  • Design of experimental apparatus using engineering principles for fluid flow and electrical heat generation will be performed.
  • Light fabrication duties may include metal tube cutting, bending, assembly of experimental apparatus, and preparation of test articles.
  • Internal and external research in chemical rocket propulsion technology by preparing topical review reports and papers in selected propulsion technology areas; effectively use the WSE Energetics Groups’ extensive resource base and personal knowledge to provide authoritative and timely answers, in both verbal and written communications, to technical and bibliographic inquiries from government and industry customer organizations.
  • Provide technical support to selected working groups of the Joint Army-Navy-NASA-Air Force (JANNAF) Interagency Propulsion Committee as requested, and identify and maintain a network of resource materials, databases, and industry experts to support the WSE Energetics Research Groups’ mission.
  • Maintain current awareness through review of relevant literature and participation in industry conferences.
  • Participate in project teams to execute strategic initiatives related to electronic and Internet delivery of the WSE Energetics Research Groups’ products and services.
  • Maintain awareness of possible new external funding sources.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory)

    B.S. in Mechanical/Aerospace/Chemical Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    Experience with 3D CAD software (preferably SolidWorks) and with MatLab or similar data analysis tools, plotting packages. Knowledge of fluid dynamics and heat transfer fundamentals and ability to work in a lab environment. Practical knowledge of rocket propulsion theory and applications; familiarity with materials used in rocket propulsion systems; experience with chemical rocket propulsion system and component design, manufacturing, and testing is highly desirable. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills; proficient in the use of personal computers and Microsoft Office software. Experience with modeling and simulation, including CFD and FEA as well as knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition systems is beneficial but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Position will require some amount of light manual labor (equipment assembly, light manufacturing).

Additional Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a U.S. Government personal security clearance in a reasonable period of time.
  • Some travel required.

Classified Title: Associate Staff Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: $53,020 - $72,930 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 7:30am-4:30pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at CPIA Century Plaza
Department name: Energetics Research Group
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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JH at CPIA Century Plaza


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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