Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Industrial Project ScientistREF#: WC-S-7634-12-12-S
Budget Title: Project Director State Professional Position
Department: Economic DevelopmentState Line#: 34227
Grade: SL-4Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC*
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: PhD in Engineering/STEM discipline. Prior experience working in an industrial research laboratory, managing university/industrial contracts, and drafting project/progress reports. Prior experience using rheological and thermo analytical instrumentation for characterization of fuels and fuel products. Knowledge of materials processing technology, micro fabrication, confocal and electron microscopy. Ability to monitor usage, manage billing and track accounts handling fees.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD degree in the Physical Sciences or Engineering.

Brief Description of Duties: The Industrial Project Scientist will operate, maintain, and upgrade thermal and rheological instrumentation in the Advanced Energy Center (AEC) experimental facility and become the primary liaison for AEC/industrial collaborative research and execution of testing contracts.
  • Execute collaborative research and testing contracts with industry. Submit quarterly reports, keep records of billable time and submit invoices for work performed, monitor compliance of industrial partners with EH&S and university regulations.
  • Maintain and operate, AEC fuels and energy materials characterization facility; this includes thermo-analytical and rheological instrumentation, electron, optical, and confocal microscopes, as well as materials processing equipment for resist, electro-spinning, and power determination. Assist outside/inside users of the instrumentation, keep records of instrument and facility use, generate invoices for users, and manage budget for facility upkeep.
  • Engage in independent research and/or industrial and community outreach activities related to the growth and development of the facility; this can include energy related research, finding innovative methods for using of the AEC equipment, running seminars to promote industrial outreach and community education of AEC activities, submit grants proposals for external research funding or facility time at national laboratories or participate in professional conferences.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. *This position is located at Research and Development Park.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Kathleen Ferrell

Economic Development
Engineering Building, Room 127

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2200
Fax#: (631) 632-8205



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/14/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 12/02/2012
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